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(of a noun or adjective) derived from a verb.
- ‘Many of these deverbal nouns (of both English and French origin) have stuck with us, and we don't bat an eye at them (turn, slide, ride, bite,…).’
- ‘The sample also shows a strong preference for deverbal nouns in which no argument is present not even the Goal term.’
- ‘In addition, we show that in the case of deverbal gradable adjectives, scalar structure can be inferred from the aspectual properties of the source verbs, providing a basis for predicting which degree modifiers will be acceptable with which participles.’
- ‘Such coinages arose on the basis of a separate suffixal model of deverbal nominalization quite rarely.’
- ‘In a recent Washington Monthly article on Niall Ferguson, Benjamin Wallace-Wells cited a deverbal noun that was new to me.’
- ‘In this case, the Spanish deverbal noun ‘promotor’ underwent the same process that ‘building’ did.’
- ‘We then describe the current representation of deverbal nouns in HaGenLex, which takes these insights into account.’
A deverbal noun or adjective.
- ‘The section devoted to the ium suffix is divided into three sub-sections: uncompounded deverbals in ium, preverb-compounded deverbals in ium and synthetics compounds in ium (primordium).’
- ‘Thomas has finished with deverbals and is now working with denominals.’
- ‘DIINAR.1 is an Arabic Lexical Resource which includes 119,693 lemmas, fully vowelled, and distributed as follows: 29,534 nouns and adjectives, 19,457 verbs, 70,702 deverbals.’
- ‘We explain the types of TLCS and also show the procedure of assigning TLCSs to deverbals.’
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