PennTree I Tags (36)

Source: Beatrice Santorini, Part-of-Speech Tagging Guidelines for the Penn Treebank Project (1991)

POS Tag Description Example
CC coordinating conjunction and
CD cardinal number 1, three
DT determiner the
EX existential there there is
FW foreign word d'hoevre
IN preposition/subordinating conjunction in, of, like, after, that
JJ adjective green
JJR adjective, comparative greener
JJS adjective, superlative greenest
LS list marker 1)
MD modal could, will
NN noun, singular or mass table
NNS noun plural tables
NP proper noun, singular John
NPS proper noun, plural Vikings
PDT predeterminer both the boys
POS possessive ending friend's
PP personal pronoun I, he, it
PP$ possessive pronoun my, his
RB adverb however, usually, naturally, here, good
RBR adverb, comparative better
RBS adverb, superlative best
RP particle give up
SYMSymbol$, %
TO to to go, to him
UH interjection uhhuhhuhh
VB verb, base form take
VBD verb, past tense took
VBG verb, gerund/present participle taking
VBN verb, past participle taken
VBP verb, sing. present, non-3d take
VBZ verb, 3rd person sing. present takes
WDT wh-determiner which
WP wh-pronoun who, what
WP$ possessive wh-pronoun whose
WRB wh-abverb where, when