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Noun phrase

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  1. in grammar

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  2. In grammatical theory, a noun phrase (abbreviated NP) is a phrase whose head is a noun or a pronoun, optionally accompanied by a set of modifiers

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  3. normally consist of a head noun, which is optionally modified ("premodified" If the modifier is placed before the noun; "postmodified" if the modifier is placed after the noun)

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  4. In English, for some purposes, noun phrases can be treated as single grammatical units

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  5. are prototypically used for acts of reference as in "The blonde girl shouts" or "She kissed the man"

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  6. are very common cross-linguistically, but some languages like Tuscarora and Cayuga have been argued to lack this category

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