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    Is "The girl" a noun phrase

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    The  girl    is       eating.
    ART   N      AUX     Participle
    Is "The girl" a noun phrase?
    The word "girl" is the head of the noun phrase. Right?
    Can the definite article be part of a noun phrase?

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    Re: Is "The girl" a noun phrase

    Technically, because there are two words, it could be called a noun phrase.

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    Re: Is "The girl" a noun phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Technically, because there are two words, it could be called a noun phrase.
    Thank you. I was not sure if articles can be part of noun phrases.

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    Re: Is "The girl" a noun phrase

    I don't know if that has been specifically decided. I just went with logic.

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