VAN

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VAN, passive participle, is by default nominative -- N(ominative) is not tagged especially (not VAN-N). On the other hand oblique case (accusative, dative, genitive) is (VAN-A, VAN-D, VAN-G respectively). When ambiguous, the default is chosen, i.e. tag VAN.

A few examples are given below.

VAN (non-oblique, nominative):

( (IP-MAT (CONJ en-en)
	  (NP-TMP (PRO-A sama-samur) (N-A dag-dagur))
	  (BEDI var-vera)
	  (VAN hætt-hætta)
	  (IP-INF-SBJ (TO að-að) (VB sitja-sitja) (RP hjá-hjá))
	  (PP (P á-á)
	      (NP (NPR-D Hóli-hóll)))
	  (. ,-,)))
( (IP-MAT (CONJ en-en)
	  (NP-SBJ *pro*)
	  (ADJP-SPR (ADV svo-svo) (VAN búið-búa))
	  (MDDI mátti-mega)
	  (NEG ekki-ekki)
	  (VB standa-standa)
	  (. ,-,)))

VAN-A (accusative):

( (IP-MAT (CONJ en-en)
	  (NP-SBJ *con*)
	  (RDDI varð-verða)
	  (ADVP-TMP (ADV loks-loks))
	  (IP-INF (TO að-að)
		  (VB snúa-snúa)
		  (ADVP-DIR (ADV aftur-aftur))
		  (PP (P við-við)
		      (ADJP (ADV svo-svo) (VAN-A búið-búa))))))
	  (IP-MAT-SPE (NP-1 (ADJ-A Mikinn-mikill) (N-A garp-garpur))
		      (HVPI höfum-hafa)
		      (NP-SBJ (PRO-N vér-ég))
		      (ADVP-LOC (ADV hér-hér))
		      (PP (P að-að)
			  (NP (N-D velli-völlur)))
		      (IP-SMC-SPE (NP-SBJ *ICH*-1)
				  (VAN-A lagðan-leggja))
		      (. ,-,)))
  (ID PILTUR,.386))

VAN-D (dative)

( (IP-MAT (IP-MAT-1 (CONJ En-en)
		    (NP-SBJ (NPR-N Drottinn-drottinn)
			    (NP-POS (PRO-N vor-vor))
			    (NP-PRN (PRO-N sjálfur-sjálfur)))
		    (MDPI mun-munu)
		    (PP (P að-að)
			(ADJP (VAN-D RÁÐNU-RÁÐA)))
		    (BE vera-vera)
		    (PP (P með-með)
			(NP (PRO-A oss-ég)))
		    (, ,-,)
		    (PP (P ef-ef)
			(CP-ADV (C 0)
				(IP-SUB (NP-SBJ (PRO-N hann-hann))
					(VBPI sér-sjá)
					(NP-OB1 (N-A góðfýsi-góðfýsi)
						(NP-POS (PRO-A vora-vor)))))))
( (IP-MAT (PP (P Að-að)
	      (IP-SMC (VAN-D liðnu-líða)
		      (NP-SBJ (N-D nóni-nón))))
	  (BEDI voru-vera)
	  (NP-SBJ (QS-N flestir-margur) (NS-N leitarmenn-leitarmaður))
	  (VBN komnir-koma)
	  (. ;-;)))