נטייה

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Etymology[edit]

Action noun of the verb נָטָה (natá), from the root נ־ט־ה (n-t-).

Noun[edit]

נטייה \ נְטִיָּה (n'tiyáf (plural indefinite form נְטִיּוֹת, singular construct form נטיית \ נְטִיַּת־, plural construct form נְטִיּוֹת־)

  1. A tendency, an inclination.
    נטייה מיניתn'tiyá minít — sexual preference
    יש להם נטייה להסקים לכל בקשה.yésh lahém n'tiyá l'haskím l'khól bakashá. — They have a tendency to agree to every request.
  2. (linguistics) Inflection: the declension of a noun or adjective, or conjugation of a verb, or similar.