adj = adjective. A word that modifies nouns and pronouns, primarily by describing a particular quality of the word they are modifying.
adv = adverb. A word that functions as a modifiers of verbs or clauses, and in some languages as a modifier of adjectives.
adv phr = adverbial phrase. A group of two or more words that function together as an adverb.
art = article. A member of a small class of words found in certain languages that are linked to nouns and that typically have a grammatical function identifying the noun as a noun rather than describing it.
conj = conjunction. A member of a small class of words distinguished in many languages by their function as connectors between words, phrases, clauses, or sentences.
interj = interjection. A part of speech signifying an emotion or mental state by means of a standardized instinctive utterance.
interr = interrogative. A word used in forming or constituting a question.
lang = language. The system of communication used by a particular community or geographic region.
n = noun. A word that can function as the main or only element of subjects of verbs, or of objects of verbs or prepositions.
n agt = agent noun. A noun that denotes an agent that performs the action denoted by the verb from which the noun is derived.
n comp = compound noun. A noun that is made with two or more words that acts as a single unit and can be modified by adjectives and other nouns.
nick = nickname. A name substituted for the proper name of a person which connotes affection or familiarity.
num = numeral. A word, letter, symbol, or figure expressing a number; number.
part = particle. A small word of functional or relational use that is neither a verb nor a noun.
phr = phrase. A small string of words standing together as a single conceptual unit
prep = preposition. Words found in many languages that are used before nouns, pronouns, or other substantives to form phrases functioning as modifiers of verbs, nouns, or adjectives, and that typically express a spatial or temporal relationship.
pron = pronoun. Any member of a small class of words found in many languages that are used as replacements or substitutes for nouns and noun phrases, and that have very general reference.
sur = surname. A hereditary name given to all members of a family. In English and Q’eqchi’ linguistic communities it usually follows the given or first name.
v = verb. Any member of a class of words that function as the main elements of predicates, that typically express action, state, or a relation between two things, and that may be inflected for tense, aspect, voice, mood, and to show agreement with their subject or object.
v phr = verb phrase. A group of words including a verb and its complements, objects, or other modifiers that functions syntactically as a verb.
var = variant form. A way of writing or pronouncing a word which is used by some people as an alternative to the standard or generally accepted form.