deverbative
adjective Date: 1930 1. derived from a verb <
the deverbative noun developer is derived from develop
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2. used in derivation from a verb <
the deverbative suffix -er in developer
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deverbative noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deverbative — I. (ˈ)dē|vərbəd.iv adjective Etymology: de + verb + ative : derived from a verb the deverbative noun developer is derived from develop used in derivation from a verb the deverbative suffix er in developer …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Germanisches schwaches Verb — Als schwache Verben wird eine von drei Verbalklassen in den germanischen Sprachen bezeichnet. Ihr Kennzeichen ist die Bildung der Präteritalformen sowie des Partizips des Präteritums (Partizip II) mithilfe eines Dentalsuffixes. Die anderen zwei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • de|verb|a|tive — «dih VUR buh tihv», noun, adjective. –n. a word formed on or derived from a verb. The nouns engraver and engraving are deverbatives. –adj. derived from or formed on a verb: »a deverbative word, a deverbative ending …   Useful english dictionary

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