Preceding noun

  • 1 noun — ADJECTIVE ▪ plural, singular ▪ ‘Sheep’ is both a singular and a plural noun. ▪ countable ▪ mass, uncountable ▪ …

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  • 2 preceding — pre|ced|ing [prıˈsi:dıŋ] adj [only before noun] formal happening or coming before the time, place, or part mentioned = ↑previous ≠ ↑following preceding days/weeks/months/years ▪ income tax paid in preceding years preceding chapter/paragraph/page… …

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  • 3 preceding — adjective (only before noun) formal happening or coming before the time, place, or part mentioned: We made more money this month than in the whole of the preceding quarter. opposite following 1 …

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  • 4 Finnish language noun cases — Finnish nouns (including pronouns and numerals) as well as any modifying adjectives, superlatives or comparatives, can be declined by a large number of grammatical cases, which are detailed here. See also Finnish language grammar. TOC Finnish… …

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  • 5 Count noun — In linguistics, a count noun (also countable noun) is a common noun that can be modified by a numeral and that occurs in both singular and plural form, as well as co occurring with quantificational determiners like every, each, several, etc. A… …

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  • 6 Hungarian noun phrases — This page is about noun phrases in Hungarian grammar.yntaxThe order of elements in the noun phrase is always determiner, adjective, noun.Grammatical markingHungarian does not have grammatical gender or a grammatical distinction between animate… …

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  • 7 verbal noun — 1. A verbal noun (also called a gerund) is a form of a verb ending in ing that acts as a noun, for example smoking in the phrase no smoking and in the sentence Smoking damages your health. It should be distinguished from (identically formed)… …

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  • 8 intensive pronoun — noun 1. : a pronoun that emphasizes a preceding noun or another pronoun (as itself in “borrowing is itself a bad habit”) 2. : a personal pronoun compounded with self and used in apposition with a noun or pronoun or as pronominal adjunct (as… …

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  • 9 magnet — noun a) A piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism. He always had a girl on his arm hes a bit of a babe magnet. b) A person or thing that attracts what is denoted by the preceding noun. ...I wanted to show Nick the largest of the… …

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  • 10 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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  • 11 Arabic grammar — Arabic is a Semitic language. See Arabic language for more information on the language in general. This article describes the grammar of Classical Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic. History The identity of the oldest Arabic grammarian is disputed …

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  • 12 Nahuatl — Mexican language redirects here. For Mexican dialect of the Spanish language, see Mexican Spanish. Nahuatl Nāhuatlahtōlli, Māsēwallahtōlli, Mexicano Nahua wo …

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  • 13 Kusaal language — Kusaal is a Central Gur language spoken primarily in northern Ghana. It is spoken by roughly 400,000 people and takes its name from the Kusaasi tribe, who form the majority of the population of the area in the far northeast of Ghana, between the… …

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  • 14 Altaic languages — Group of more than 50 languages, comprising the Turkic, Mongolian, and Manchu Tungus subfamilies. Altaic languages are spoken across Eurasia by more than 140 million people (the overwhelming majority of whom speak Turkic languages). Most scholars …

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  • 15 Attempto Controlled English — (ACE) is a controlled natural language, i.e. a subset of standard English with a restricted syntax and a restricted semantics described by a small set of construction and interpretation rules [cite conference | author = Norbert E. Fuchs, Kaarel… …

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  • 16 of — I. preposition Etymology: Middle English, off, of, from Old English, adverb & preposition; akin to Old High German aba off, away, Latin ab from, away, Greek apo Date: before 12th century 1. used as a function word to indicate a point of reckoning …

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  • 17 Swahili language — For other uses, see Swahili (disambiguation). Swahili Language Kiswahili, اللغة السواحلية Spoken in  Burundi …

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  • 18 Toki Pona — Infobox Language name=Toki Pona caption=Symbol creator=Sonja Elen Kisa date=2001 setting=testing principles of minimalism, the Sapir Whorf hypothesis and pidgins speakers=at least three fluent, [http://bknight0.myweb.uga.edu/toki/lesson/lesson1.ht… …

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  • 19 Taos dialect — See also: Picuris dialect Taos Spoken in USA Region Taos Pueblo, New Mexico Native speakers 803  (1990 census) Language family Tanoan …

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  • 20 Ugaritic grammar — language name=Ugaritic states=ancient Ugarit extinct=12th century BC familycolor=Afro Asiatic fam2=Semitic fam3=West Semitic fam4=Central Semitic fam5=Northwest Semitic iso2=uga|iso3=uga: Note: vowels in this article are reconstructed via… …

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