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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The inflectionally transitive causatives in (49a) all have passive counterparts:
However, the Halkomelem passive shows a case that is inflectionally transitive but nonetheless syntactically intransitive.
Secondly, and more importantly, morphosyntactic properties like gender, number and case, marked inflectionally, must be organised in a systematic way, so that syntax can build up larger units like phrases and sentences by making reference to them in the form of agreement (or cross-referencing).