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The participles here are arguably more adjectival in nature in that each seems to modify an NP, and as such could easily permute with a straightforward adjective or some other form of modifying expression, unlike taecendne and cigendne in in (22) and (23).
The obscured and unproductive -mV adjectival suffix
Two implications that follow from the adjectival conception make its contrast with the regulatory conception clear.
For reasons of space, I will not repeat my semantic analysis of adjectival periphrasis here, for which I refer to Bentein (2013a).
Finally, the lexicological procedures of nominalization and adjectival constructions can be applied to arrive at the following paradigm:
In their introduction, Sibley and Monroe (1990: xxi) confessed that "Hyphenation of compound group-names has caused some concern," and also that "Suggestions were made to omit the hyphenation entirely, or to omit it with adjectival first parts.
Notice how the opening of the second stanza plays on the power of syntax to establish ambiguities between adjective substance and adjectival modification.
The adjectival form apparently came first (it is traced to a 1945 story in Astounding by Malcolm Jameson), followed by the adverbial form (around 1960), and then the full-fledged noun usage (Ursula K.
For Tolkien, lust serves as the adjectival suffix--est, a double comparative, a superlative of sorts, a marker/indicator of magnification to suggest the extreme degree of some other sin, much like the grammatically awkward phrase "most strongest" anger = angriest.
It notes that "fun" began as a friendly noun in 1727 ("playful, often boisterous action or speech"), soon fathered the adjectival "funny" in 1756, developed into a verb in 1833 ("Aw, mom, we were just funnin' around"), and further spawned a bastard adjective in 1846.
Thus the adjectival form paroqaya, 'saving', found in section 24, is first attested (outside translated literature) in a late work by Philoxenus of Mabbug, who died in 523, and it appears not to have come into common use until about the middle of the century.