inflectional

  • 1 inflectional — [in flek′shə nəl] adj. 1. of, having, or expressing grammatical inflection [an inflectional suffix] 2. characterized by the use of inflection to express grammatical relations [Greek and Latin are inflectional languages] inflectionally adv …

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  • 2 Inflectional — In*flec tion*al, a. Of or pertaining to inflection; having, or characterized by, inflection. Max M[ u]ller. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 inflectional — adjective Date: 1832 of, relating to, or characterized by inflection < an inflectional suffix > • inflectionally adverb …

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  • 4 inflectional — inflectionally, adv. /in flek sheuh nl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or used in inflection: an inflectional ending. 2. Ling. pertaining to or noting a language, as Latin, characterized by the use of inflection, esp. morphemic fusion or irregular… …

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  • 5 inflectional — inflection (chiefly Brit. also inflexion) ► NOUN 1) Grammar a change in the form of a word (typically the ending) to express a grammatical function or attribute such as tense, mood, person, number, case, and gender. 2) a variation in intonation… …

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  • 6 inflectional — adjective characterized by inflections indicating grammatical distinctions inflectional morphology is used to indicate number and case and tense and person etc. • Ant: ↑derivational • Derivationally related forms: ↑inflection …

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  • 7 inflectional — adjective Of or pertaining to inflection …

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  • 8 inflectional — adj. of or pertaining to inflection (Grammar) …

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  • 9 inflectional — in·flec·tion·al …

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  • 10 inflectional — in•flec•tion•al [[t]ɪnˈflɛk ʃə nl[/t]] adj. gram. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or used in inflection • Etymology: 1825–35 in•flec′tion•al•ly, adv …

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  • 11 Inflectional morphology — is a part of the study of linguistics.To apply an inflection is to change the form of a word so as to give it extra meaning. This extra meaning could be:* Number * Person * Case * Gender * Tense * Mood * Aspect * Politeness (as in the Japanese… …

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  • 12 inflectional language — inflectional language, a language in which words change form in accordance with grammatical relationships, as Latin and Russian …

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  • 13 Inflectional phrase — An inflectional phrase (or IP) is essentially the same as a sentence in which the verb has finite form.It is a functional phrase which has of inflection i.e., tense and agreement.ee also*Clause *Phrase *Sentence (linguistics) …

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  • 14 inflectional ending — noun an inflection that is added at the end of a root word • Syn: ↑inflectional suffix • Hypernyms: ↑ending, ↑termination …

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  • 15 inflectional suffix — noun an inflection that is added at the end of a root word • Syn: ↑inflectional ending • Hypernyms: ↑ending, ↑termination …

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  • 16 inflectional morphology — noun the part of grammar that deals with the inflections of words • Syn: ↑accidence • Hypernyms: ↑morphology …

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  • 17 HEBREW GRAMMAR — The following entry is divided into two sections: an Introduction for the non specialist and (II) a detailed survey. [i] HEBREW GRAMMAR: AN INTRODUCTION There are four main phases in the history of the Hebrew language: the biblical or classical,… …

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  • 18 Morphology (linguistics) — For other uses, see Morphology. Linguistics …

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  • 19 English grammar — is a body of rules (grammar) specifying how phrases and sentences are constructed in the English language. Accounts of English grammar tend to fall into two groups: the descriptivist , which describes the grammatical system of English; and the… …

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  • 20 Inflection — In grammar, inflection or inflexion is the way language handles grammatical relations and relational categories such as tense, mood, voice, aspect, person, number, gender, case. In covert inflection, such categories are not overtly expressed.… …

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