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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]

in·flec·tion

, inflexion (in-flek'shŭn)
An inward bending.
[L. in-flecto, pp. -flexus, to bend]
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Since the reflexes of these demonstrative bases do not show case inflection in most of the Semitic languages, even when nouns and adjectives are fully inflected for case as in Classical Arabic, it is unlikely that PWS demonstratives were inflected for case.
According to Beeston, Sabaic has vestiges of case inflection, such as the distinction of nom.