inflection

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Synonyms for inflection

Synonyms for inflection

a particular vocal quality that indicates some emotion or feeling

Synonyms for inflection

a change in the form of a word (usually by adding a suffix) to indicate a change in its grammatical function

deviation from a straight or normal course

a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified

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Marcantonio claims that the comparative method cannot be effectively applied to Uralic morphology, since the paradigmatic verb endings, the complex case endings and so on cannot be reconstructed (p.
The treatment of Uralic morphology is marred by a totally unwarranted reduction of Uralic case endings and ad hoc comparisons between Uralic and non-Uralic material.
Although Miller's etymology of *-i is phonologically plausible, it is questionable whether an adjectival formation could have become the default oblique marker and the basis for a whole new series of secondary cases; (6) one would prefer to derive it instead from one or more case endings of the PIr.
Did the other case endings simply disappear without a trace?
tyl point to the fact that in Selkup the suffix *-j is used not as a designator of number but as a case ending of (plural) accusative.