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The comparator is another functional category, this time adjective-related, which may be expressed periphrastically (more beautiful, less beautiful) or morphologically (nicer).
Reflexive situations tend to be expressed periphrastically, as in the case of Balinese nyagur awak 'hit oneself'.
As a functional category, {N} can also be expressed periphrastically, as a quantifier, for example, or as in a scent--though I am not concerned at this point with the internal structure of these nominal phrases: we return to them in [section] 4.
The Wish, being the Tenth Satyr of Juvenal, periphrastically rendered .