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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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In general, synchronically, we seem to have simply different sets of inflectional paradigms attached directly to the root.
These phenomena demonstrate that the ending-issam tended to be extended into different kinds of inflectional paradigms. Therefore, it is by no means surprising that in the Prakrits the same ending could penetrate into the inflectional paradigm of the -hi- future, in this case at the expense of the form in -ham/-hiimi.
This rule describes the concatenation of the DFST for the verbal aspectual prefixes, the verbal roots and the DFST for the verbal inflectional paradigm, using common regular expression notation.
paradigmatic cohesion), "because what is most characteristic of these cases is that inflectional suffixes cease to be part of an inflectional paradigm (deparadigmaticization).
In the inflectional paradigms of pronouns and "pro-adverbs" that historically go back to deictic elements, suppletive stem alternations are commonly encountered, cf.
Secondly, richness of the inflectional paradigm is a cue for the distinction between [+anaphoric] and [-anaphoric] inflection.
For instance, the inflectional paradigm of the OE noun lar fem.
For example, Carstairs-McCarthy (1994) argues for a No Blur constraint that limits the possible form an inflectional paradigm may have.
Besides gender, however, a noun class also contains the purely formal feature of inflection class (the term covering the traditional terms of declension and conjugation), that is, a morphological indicator of the set of forms included in a word's inflectional paradigm. Both gender and inflection class provide a classification to nouns, but these features do not coincide.
As this example shows, the morphological grade of a form is defined in the context of its inflectional paradigm and cannot be determined by phonological or phonetic properties in isolation.
Since the forms in an inflectional paradigm have an element of semantic sameness as well as one of difference, we should expect to find suppletion wherever the latter is regarded as outweighing the former.
2009, Parts and Wholes: Implicative Patterns in Inflectional Paradigms.--Analogy in Grammar.