Verb FAQs:


Q: Are verbs inflected to encode tense?

A: Yes, and aspect, mood, and voice.

Q: Is a verb performing the action of the verb or whether the action is being performed on the subject?

A: Yes.

Q: Are verbs predicate adjectives?

A: Yes, and nouns that come after linking verbs are predicate nouns.

Q: Is a verb followed by a noun or noun phrase?

A: Yes.

Q: Are verbs the most common?

A: Yes, but the impersonal and objective verbs are somewhat different from the norm.

Q: Is a verb inflected?

A: Yes, and it often agrees with its primary argument in person, number or gender.

Q: Is a verb to invert the sentence?

A: Yes, and making it passive.

Q: Are verbs often flexible with regard to valency?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a verb one that does not have a direct object?

A: Yes.