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 quantifying determinative may also be postposed, as in (19b), just as when it takes an inflexional partitive (see again Heltveit 1977: 53-4).
Both the results presented in this sub-section and those obtained in the first phase of the analysis suggest that the morphological status of i- attached to infinitives is far from inflexional.
However, while the inflexional system has largely disappeared, there still exists a derivational word formation pattern, which remains productive in Norwegian and Swedish Para-Romani.
Gender, in particular, is, with number, the basic category of inflexional morphology.
The term particle stems from a structural approach to categorising the various parts of speech into word classes based on the inflexional properties of words.