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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Under an approach of this kind, paradigms are recognised on the basis of semantic relations, and stem suppletion is a possibility in derivational paradigms just as it is, quite uncontroversially, in inflectional paradigms, (.
However, it is even more interesting to note that a typo-logical parallel is offered by the future tense of some New Indo-Aryan Languages of the east central zone (Eastern Hindi and Bihari group; Masica 1991: 289-91), where within the same inflectional paradigm the -h-future forms are in complementary distribution with -b-forms whose stem continues the old gerundive in -tavya-(on the corresponding finitization process, see Bubenik 1998: 193-95).
The group consists of ik-verbs whose inflectional paradigms are defective.
We seem to have no problem in defining inflectional paradigms but when it comes to applying the notion of paradigm to derivation, we have to face one big problem; namely, what actually makes inflection typical of making up paradigms?
As shown in section 2, the gender value of items that are not humans is not predicted by any sex distinctions, and there is no one-to-one correspondence between gender and inflection class, since items of different gender values may belong to the same inflectional paradigm (29a)-(29b).
7) The only one of Mayerthaler's naturalness (sub-)principles that suppletive inflectional paradigms do not generally violate is semantic transparency.
Still in an inflectional paradigm, it is the genitive form that usually serves as the base of most case forms.
Co-occurrence of the types of consonant alternation in inflectional paradigms
Its list of stems contains approximately 400 000 items, up to 1 600 inflectional paradigms (1) and it is able to generate approximately 6 million Czech word forms.
In more advanced interlanguage, studies by Lardiere (2000) and by Prevost and White (2000) also found verbal inflectional paradigms to be non-target-like, there being more errors of omission, rather than commission.