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Noun ellipsis

Constructions feauturing noun ellipsis do not have a noun. The word left adjacent to the ellipted noun may exhibit constructional inflection characteristic of noun ellipsis (abbreviated in the gloss as NE):

In read-e bal en in grien-en
a red.CG ball and a green.NE
A red ball and a green ball

The following subtypes of noun ellipsis may be distinguished, depending on the category of the word that is left-adjacent to the position in which the ellipted noun would have occurred: after adjectives, after definite articles, after demonstratives, after the indefinite article, after numerals, after quantifiers, after possessors or neuter definite nominalised adjective.

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