Natural Language - Relationship

About

In a natural language such as English, there are four primary relationships:

  • condition,
  • direction
  • location
  • or time

modelled with the help of preposition.

Structure

  • Verbs provide a link to the condition/state of being of the subject.
  • coordinating conjunctions indicate the following logical relationship between sentences:
    • reason
    • addition
    • not another option
    • contrast
    • another option
    • contrasting addition
    • result
  • Adverbial conjunctions indicate the following logical relationship between two sentences, or phrases.
    • Addition
    • Emphasis
    • Comparison or Contrast
    • Cause or Effect
    • Time

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