inflection

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inflection

noun accent, accentuation, cadence, expression, intonation, modulation, pitch, stress, tone, voice change
Associated concepts: demeanor of a witness, polygraph test
See also: intonation, stress
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101) The case inflection in ES relative and Arabic possessive pronouns should be considered original, since the similarities between these two branches are too great to be coincidental, at least in the singular and dual.
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.