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enclitic

(en-klit′ik) [L. encliticus, fr Gr. enklitikos, leaning on]
Having the planes of the fetal head inclined to those of the maternal pelvis.

enclitic

having the planes of the fetal head inclined to those of the maternal pelvis.
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In this case the PW consists of the GW augmented by proclitics and/or enclitics, thus resembling the clitic group (CG) domain (Nespor and Vogel 1986).
In these dialects, possessive constructions with kinship terms (and a few other nouns, such as casa) are also unique, since the possessive is enclitic to the noun and the definite article does not appear.
The enclitics may have a demonstrative function when they cliticize to pronouns and nouns:
The placement of pronominal enclitics on passive participles seems to follow the same pattern as on active participles; i.
37) With this information, one interpretation of "Dead from the waist down" would be that once they are regressively assimilated, the enclitics lose any forward grammatical force and are in a sense "dead.
Text phrase two repeats text phrase one with the addition of a purposive enclitic to ngayi.
Within the noun, possessive suffixes, which are obligatory if the possessive relationship is being expressed, are located at the right edge, except for enclitics.
37) Taking the two enclitics together, Kjell Aartun identifies the final -ny of both hlny and hnny as "die Derivations-endung -ny" functioning adverbially.
The first section addresses typological issues of morphosyntax and phonology, including enclitics.
Enclitics (or pronominal suffixes) function also as personal endings in the ergative construction of transitive verbs in the past tenses (see [section]3.
Among their topics are the syntax of light inversion in English, a frame-semantic approach to identifying syntactically relevant elements of meaning, and a corpus analysis of enclitics in Hocak.
This view of noun phrases containing anaphoric mal provides an obvious and natural explanation for the non-occurrence of the pronominal enclitics as possessors in this construction: as unaccented pronominals these elements cannot appear in a focused position.