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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 uniformity of inflectional endings is offset by variation in the shape and distribution of diagnostic stem forms, which largely define the class system.
Although the background of quality and quantity relations is not relevant in describing the inflectional patterns at final stage and instead it is important to clarify the alternations and their place within the paradigm (what alternates with what and under what conditions), for the sake of better clarity it is important to study the genesis of alternations and links between them in terms of language history.
com); (6) (ii) the identification of all inflectional forms of strong verbs relevant for derivational morphology; (iii) the isolation of basic strong verbs; (iv) the compilation of derivational paradigms; (v) the identification of the vocalic contrasts holding in derivation; (vi) the classification of the contrasts based on ablaut; and (vii) the distinction of phonologically motivated alternations from instances of allomorphic variation.
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Participants rated their preference for three inflectional forms of a series of Old English words under conditions where the object of the sentence was in Old English or Modern English.
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Time, Tense and Aspect in Early Vedic Grammar: Exploring Inflectional Semantics in the Rigveda.
22) (though other terms such as inflectional and derivational suffixes are explained) (p.
similarly Aerts 1965:3 and Evans 2001: 221), with the former filling a gap in the inflectional paradigm and the latter expressing 'some additional semantic distinction' (Haspelmath 2000:656).
For example, a student's awareness of suffixes, specifically inflectional endings, is reflected in the spelling of the word matched as mached, but not in the spelling macht.
The strategies to be taught include using context clues, word parts (compound words, inflectional suffixes, prefixes, derivational suffixes, and roots), and dictionaries.