In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Linguistics(verb) conjugar(noun) declinara highly inflected language — una lengua flexiva / que hace gran uso de la flexión o accidencia
- Bantu languages were praised for their terminations at the beginning, so that the words are inflected, conjugated, or defined by means of a system of prefixes.
- There's an abbreviation of the name, a checkbox for genders, another one for classes, and information about how the lexical type inflects.
- We listed a few words that we claimed were just exceptions to the claim that monosyllabic adjectives inflect, and we included wrong on that list.
- Chinese is monosyllabic, Japanese is polysyllabic; Japanese verbs, adjectives and adverbs inflect, whereas they don't in Chinese; and Japanese has a system of postpositions that Chinese doesn't.
- There are two present-tense verbs here, both inflected for plural agreement.
- By contrast, the final verb is not marked for switch-reference but is fully inflected for such categories, and this inflection is relevant to the whole clause chain.
- For example, they do not inflect for past tense, and with a third-person singular subject they do not take the characteristic s inflection.
- Languages can be classified into one of three types: isolating or noninflective, agglutinating, and inflecting.
- A mantra is a kind of prayer that contains the name of God that is inflected grammatically in the dative case.
- Pronouns such as my are not adjectives either; they are pronouns, genitively inflected, functioning as determiners.
2(vary pitch of)modular
- As the patterns of notes or letters are inflected, moments of fulfillment or stability are perceived.
- If Davis was unable to communicate his enthusiasm for this composer to his vocal forces, he did manage to draw warmly inflected playing from the orchestra.
- But even performers who ‘adhere to the score’ greatly inflect their readings by personal, pianistic, musical and emotional modifications.
- Taking a whirlwind tempo, as he did, is one thing; but failing to inflect the smaller motivic units that comprise it is quite another.
- Pletnev seems eager to convince us that these are very important works, and so everything is inflected, almost to the point of fussiness.
1tomar desinenciasin English, adjectives do not inflect — en inglés los adjetivos son invariables (en cuanto a género y número)
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.