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Noun Concept
Categories: Syntactic entities
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head  head word  head noun  Headed phrase  Headedness
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(grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent WordNet 3.0
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In linguistics, the head or nucleus of a phrase is the word that determines the syntactic category of that phrase. Wikipedia
The word that determines the syntactic type of the phrase of which it is a member Wikipedia Disambiguation
A morpheme that determines the category of a compound or the word that determines the syntactic type of the phrase of which it is a member. Wiktionary
Linguistics: morpheme that determines the category of a compound. Wiktionary (translation)
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