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Abbreviation for L. adversum, against.
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When the tension field is modeled using the finite element method, target function and adverbs equations act linearly and surrendering condition acts between the variables.
Subject-orientation may manifest itself at clause level, as in (3) and (4) above, and also at phrase level, when the '-ly' adverb premodifies a premodifier of the noun towards which the adverb then becomes oriented, i.
This supports the argument that ma arvan functions as an adverb rather than as a clause.
b) Adverbs indicating the reason for an act, circumstantial, or indicating time or space;
Moreover, in comparison with the "scalar" sentence-adverbial use, the nontemporal focus-particle use is not only COMPATIBLE with predicates higher up on the scale (that is to say that il suo comportamento would be even more obviously applicable as an argument of this predicate); in this use, the adverb actually conventionally IMPLICATES the applicability of the stronger item.
The main reason why shalem may have been mistranslated as an adverb may have been the juxtaposition of the verb "arrive" or "come" with the name of a place, without the preposition "at" or "to"--Jacob arrived [at] Shalem.
Consider these sentences from recent news stories, where literally has leapt into a slot where some other adverb (or none at all) would work better:
Literally: This adverb is now probably used more as an intensifier meaning, as the dictionary has it, "in effect, virtually," than as an adverb meaning "in the literal or strict sense.
In future editions of both books, the editor can eliminate the inadvertent use of hyphens in compound adjectives beginning with an adverb and ending in -ly.
In the Greek, ho plasion is the noun "neighbor"; plasios is the adverb "near.
On the other hand, there are also a few instances of the "directional" adverb anda in OH with a locatival meaning (see ex.
Tagging the excluded cause of loss to an adjective and an adverb doesn't change a thing, no matter how impressive that seven-syllable adverb may sound.