adjectival noun


adjectival noun
n. an adjective which can function as a noun

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Adjectival noun — may refer to:* a noun that functions as an adjective, especially in Japanese grammar (see Adjectival noun (Japanese)); * a noun that functions as an adjective can be called an adjectival noun in English (e.g. Fowler), but it is nowadays more… …   Wikipedia

  • adjectival noun — noun A noun that functions as an adjective …   Wiktionary

  • Adjectival noun (Japanese) — An adjectival noun (Japanese: 形容動詞, keiyō dōshi , adjectival verb ) or sometimes just adjectival is a noun that functions as an adjective. This term is often used in analyses of the Japanese language to refer to members of the word class commonly …   Wikipedia

  • Adjectival noun (noun) — An adjectival noun refers to an adjective that functions as a noun. English examples include the other , the True , and the rich and the poor . In inflected languages like German, adjectival nouns are much more common however. German examples… …   Wikipedia

  • Adjectival — may refer to: * Adjective, a part of speech that modifies a noun or a pronoun * Adjectival noun or sometimes adjectival , a noun that functions as an adjective, especially in Japanese grammar …   Wikipedia

  • Noun adjunct — In grammar, a noun adjunct or attributive noun or noun premodifier is a noun that modifies another noun and is optional meaning that it can be removed without changing the grammar of the sentence; it is a noun functioning as an adjective. For… …   Wikipedia

  • Noun — For other uses, see Noun (disambiguation). Examples The cat sat on the mat. Please hand in your assignments by the end of the week. Cleanliness is next to Godliness. George Washington was the first president of the United States of America.… …   Wikipedia

  • Noun particle — A noun particle is any morpheme that denotes or marks the presence of a noun. Noun particles do not exist in English, but can be found in other languages such as Korean and Japanese. Korean particles Main article: Korean language Korean particles …   Wikipedia

  • adjectival — adjective adjectival phrase/clause etc technical a phrase etc that is used as an adjective or that consists of adjectives. For example, fully furnished is an adjectival phrase. adjectivally adverb adjective noun (C) a word that describes a noun… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Adjectival phrase — An adjectival phrase or adjective phrase (AP) is a phrase with an adjective as its head. Adjectival phrases may occur as pre or postmodifiers to a noun, or as predicatives (predicate adjectives) to a verb (e.g. full in the bottle is full ).… …   Wikipedia


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