adverbialize

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adverbialize (third-person singular simple present adverbializes, present participle adverbializing, simple past and past participle adverbialized)

  1. (American) To use or change into an adverb.
    • 2010, Bjarke Frellesvig, A History of the Japanese Language, page 94:
      The basic function of the copula in Japanese is to predicate , adnominalize or adverbialize nouns.