BE + -WN passive suffix

BE + -WN passive suffix

After ‘BE’, a word ending with ‘wn’ is usually past participle. The exceptions are ‘down’, ‘brown’, ‘well-known’ and ‘unknown’.
1 IS (VBZ) KNOWN (VVN) 377649
2 ARE (VBR) KNOWN (VVN) 143646
3 IS (VBZ) SHOWN (VVN) 130843
4 BEEN (VBN) SHOWN (VVN) 110513
5 BE (VBI) SHOWN (VVN) 83516
6 BEEN (VBN) KNOWN (VVN) 80984
7 ARE (VBR) SHOWN (VVN) 78484
8 WAS (VBDZ) KNOWN (VVN) 77962
9 BE (VBI) KNOWN (VVN) 73865
10 IS (VBZ) DOWN (RP) 57441
11 BE (VBI) DRAWN (VVN) 52054
12 IS (VBZ) UNKNOWN (JJ) 48066
13 ‘S (VBZ) OWN (DA) 43347
14 WAS (VBDZ) SHOWN (VVN) 38969
15 WAS (VBDZ) DOWN (RP) 33996
16 ARE (VBR) DRAWN (VVN) 31906
17 IS (VBZ) DRAWN (VVN) 31863
18 BE (VBI) THROWN (VVN) 27071
19 ARE (VBR) DOWN (RP) 25930
20 WAS (VBDZ) DRAWN (VVN) 22413
21 WERE (VBDR) KNOWN (VVN) 21316
22 WAS (VBDZ) THROWN (VVN) 20758
23 BE (VBI) DOWN (RP) 20076
24 BE (VBI) GROWN (VVN) 18719
25 ARE (VBR) GROWN (VVN) 17866
26 IS (VBZ) THROWN (VVN) 17412
27 WAS (VBDZ) BLOWN (VVN) 17301
28 WERE (VBDR) DOWN (RP) 17206
29 WERE (VBDR) SHOWN (VVN) 16279
30 BE (VBI) WITHDRAWN (VVN) 15265
31 BEING (VBG) THROWN (VVN) 15148
32 WERE (VBDR) DRAWN (VVN) 14134
33 IS (VBZ) GROWN (VVN) 13620
34 BEING (VBG) SHOWN (VVN) 13390
35 BEEN (VBN) DRAWN (VVN) 13336
36 IS (VBZ) WELL-KNOWN (JJ) 13179
37 ‘S (VBZ_VHZ@) KNOWN (VVN) 11697
38 ARE (VBR) UNKNOWN (JJ) 11681
39 BEEN (VBN) THROWN (VVN) 10680
40 WERE (VBDR) THROWN (VVN) 10196
41 ARE (VBR) THROWN (VVN) 9845
42 BE (VBI) BLOWN (VVN) 9829
43 BEING (VBG) DRAWN (VVN) 9704
44 ‘S (VBZ) DOWN (RP) 9603
45 WAS (VBDZ) DOWN (RP_II@) 7897
46 BE (VBI) FLOWN (VVN) 7577
47 BEEN (VBN) DOWN (RP) 7434
48 ‘S (VBZ) KNOWN (VVN) 6467
49 WERE (VBDR) BLOWN (VVN) 6373
50 WAS (VBDZ) UNKNOWN (JJ) 6289
51 WAS (VBDZ) WITHDRAWN (VVN) 6278
52 WAS (VBDZ) FLOWN (VVN) 5978
53 IS (VBZ) BLOWN (VVN) 5788
54 IS (VBZ) DOWN (RP_II@) 5633
55 ARE (VBR) WELL-KNOWN (JJ) 5615
56 BEEN (VBN) BLOWN (VVN) 5428
57 BEING (VBG) KNOWN (VVN) 5390
58 ‘RE (VBR) DOWN (RP) 5118
59 BEING (VBG) BLOWN (VVN) 5068
60 IS (VBZ) WITHDRAWN (VVN) 4772
61 IS (VBZ) BROWN (JJ) 4650
62 WERE (VBDR) GROWN (VVN) 4365
63 BEEN (VBN) WITHDRAWN (VVN) 4234
64 WAS (VBDZ) GROWN (VVN) 4159
65 WERE (VBDR) DOWN (RP_II@) 4124
66 ‘S (VBZ_VHZ@) SHOWN (VVN) 4043
67 ARE (VBR) KNOWN (VVN_JJ@) 3910
68 ARE (VBR) BROWN (JJ) 3879
69 ‘M (VBM) DOWN (RP) 3874
70 BEEN (VBN) GROWN (VVN) 3576
71 ‘RE (VBR) KNOWN (VVN) 3551
72 ARE (VBR) DOWN (RP_II@) 3297
73 BEING (VBG) DOWN (RP) 3286
74 BE (VBI) SOWN (VVN) 3182
75 WERE (VBDR) WITHDRAWN (VVN) 3176
76 IS (VBZ) SEWN (VVN) 3123
77 WERE (VBDR) FLOWN (VVN) 2910
78 ARE (VBR) BLOWN (VVN) 2863
79 ARE (VBR) SEWN (VVN) 2815
80 WAS (VBDZ) OVERTHROWN (VVN) 2781
81 BEING (VBG) GROWN (VVN) 2672
82 IS (VBZ) DOWN (II@_RP) 2637
83 BE (VBI) SEWN (VVN) 2632
84 WERE (VBDR) UNKNOWN (JJ) 2562
85 ‘S (VBZ_VHZ@) GROWN (VVN) 2448
86 ‘S (VBZ) UNKNOWN (JJ) 2308
87 WAS (VBDZ) WELL-KNOWN (JJ) 2261
88 ‘S (VBZ) GROWN (VVN) 2245
89 BEING (VBG) FLOWN (VVN) 2192
90 IS (VBZ) KNOWN (VVN_JJ@) 2123
91 ARE (VBR) WITHDRAWN (VVN) 2116
92 AM (VBM) DOWN (RP) 2108
93 BEEN (VBN) DOWN (RP_II@) 2016
94 BEING (VBG) WITHDRAWN (VVN) 1899
95 BE (VBI) UNKNOWN (JJ) 1860
96 BE (VBI) DOWN (RP_II@) 1818
97 BEEN (VBN) DOWN (II) 1763
98 AM (VBM) DRAWN (VVN) 1679
99 BE (VBI) OVERTHROWN (VVN) 1645
100 IS (VBZ) FLOWN (VVN) 1572

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