In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- One can add inflection to specific words to make the final sentence sound more natural.
- In sentences, inflection for case allows a certain freedom of word order, more or less as in Latin.
- To learn the languages with inversions, it is enough to know the words and their inflections; to learn the French language, we must also retain the word order.
- There are also inflections marking gender, number, and tense.
- A set of verb forms or inflections used to indicate the speaker's attitude toward the factuality or likelihood of the action or condition expressed.
- The fluidity of Polish syntax, due to inflection, makes possible a highly complex structure which, some Polish critics suspect, prevented Sep from attaining a wide readership in his time: he was too difficult.
- Spanish uses word order, rather than noun and pronoun inflection, to encode meaning.
- In many hymns (but not all) we have substituted second person plural pronouns and verbal inflections for second person singular ones, but only where this leaves the poetic and rhyming schemes of the hymns unaltered.
- But what we do in English is shift the subordinate clause verb into preterite inflection (had blue eyes instead of has blue eyes) as if to respect the choice of tense in the main clause.
- There are inflexions for number and tense, the vocabulary is Latin or Germanic for the most part, with all the baggage those words bring with them.
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- There was absolutely no inflection in his voice.
- The mocking inflexion in Lonnie's voice reminded Loren chillingly of someone else.
- The missing link is the prosody, the patterns of stress, inflection, and intonation in a language.
- Thirty seconds later, I told him I was ‘in trouble’ and needed to get down (with a lot more inflection in my voice than I can write here).
- Radio counts on voice inflection and an interesting speaker
- Through a blend of facial expression, voice inflection, and halting speech, Hagman handles it with authority and believability.
- Furthermore, appealing to the use of a word may capture its direct meaning but leave untouched meanings that manifest themselves in the tone or inflection with which the word is used.
- In such services, both the minister and the congregation routinely use voice rhythm and vocal inflection to convey meaning.
- There was no inflection to her voice as she concluded, ‘You just wait.’
- If you see him live, every word, every inflection, every facial expression, is perfect.
- Sometimes, I hate the lack of inflection in the written word.
- While Caan does a fairly credible job with the accent, voice inflection, and mannerisms, I had a difficult time with his being cast in this role.
- On the other hand, they were superb ‘readers’ of voices, intonation, inflection, fear, evasion, demand.
- Of these, there are two: the rising inflection and falling inflection.
- Katherine spoke softly, sometimes hesitantly and sometimes in a rush, with a great deal more emotional inflection than the voice she uses when acting the cool professional.
- There was no inflection in her voice, and no particular emphasis on the title, but I marked the familiar way he addressed her and the formal manner in which she responded.
- Good listening habits involve not only hearing what someone says, but being sensitive to such nonverbal clues as voice inflection, facial expressions, and gestures.
- There is a decided effort and highly noticeable inflection in the words you speak.
- The written interview misses the slow rhythm of Brian's voice and emotional inflection - it is a long read but hopefully worth it…
- One thing hits you quickly: the voice acting is horrendous; the characters seemingly have no voice inflection, which leads to a monotonous game.
- The coordinates of the inflection point for each curve are indicated by the horizontal and vertical lines.
- However, the optimal cluster size depended on the point of inflection of the curve describing the relationship between female mating bias and cluster size.
- But like the point of inflection on a line graph, the first species in any new lineage is only readily apparent after the fact.
- The thresholds for low and high CRI are located at the inflexion points of the curve, embracing about 80% of the genes.
- With the parameters we use, this hysteresis covers a rather small range of velocities and only results in a small inflexion in the force-velocity curve.
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.