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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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ATTs of this type are inflectional as well as analysable into judhur (roots of three or four consonants) and 'awzan (patterns of vowels and consonants).
The number of possible derived palindromes for Type A and Type B words involving regular inflectional endings is different from the numbers indicated in the final column of the chart because that type of example poses restrictions on the number of possible inflectional endings.
Even when different nomenclatures were used in the analysis as the base, it is observed that Anaku Igbo tend towards the derivational morphology with the inflectional as supportive for appropriate processes.
The omission of INFL (Inflectional markers) in early speech has been accounted for in terms of various proposals, one of which appeals to limitations in cognitive capacities, given that there are systematic differences in the developmental progressions of various inflectional morphemes.
Booij (2010:22) raises the question of inflectional systems for a morpheme-based analysis of word-internal structure, since "in many languages there is no one-to-one correspondence between the building blocks of inflective words and their morphosyntactic and morpho-semantic properties.
This makes it possible to speak of assimilation-induced geminates when describing the inflectional system.
Therefore, they employ a synchronic approach, based predominantly on inflectional endings, thus recognizing as-declension, a-declension, an-declension, and minor declensions (2011: 69-145).
A thorough understanding of inflectional endings creates an awareness of the concept of base words, other suffixes and the existence of prefixes.
2 Inflectional graph-morphology task: Developed by Paula and Besse (Paula, 2007), the task considers the inflection of nouns (gender variance) and verbs (verbal tenses), based on the paradigm of the intruder.
On the morphological side, the category and inflectional class of the base of derivation as well as the affixes and the type of derivational process are taken into account, while the semantic analysis yields a classification of these Old English adjectives in terms of the categories of the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary and the additional ones discussed in section 4.
These were stimuli containing an existing stem and inflectional morpheme, but which did not generate real words (for example "barleys").