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inflection

 [in´flek-shun]
the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn),
1. An inward bending.
2. Obsolete term for diffraction.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]

inflection

/in·flec·tion/ (-flek´shun) the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.

inflection

the act of bending inward or the state of being bent inward.

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn)
An inward bending.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]

inflection, inflexion

the act of bending inward, or the state of being bent inward.
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The development of present indicative markers from first and second persons inflections in Old English to third person agreement marker /s/ in modern English reflects a big loss to agreement marking in English.
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Inflected languages may have a nominative inflection which has a marker which indicates the part of speech the noun fulfills.
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Likewise, a possibly closer connection appears between the element *-se- of the 3PSg verbal inflection *-ksen of the Finnic reflexive-medial conjugation with a number of other Uralic *stype verbal inflections (see also Kunnap 2004 : 139-140).
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