appellative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Late Latin appellātīvus, from the stem appella- "to call", with the adjectival suffix -ive.

Adjective[edit]

appellative (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Of or pertaining to a common noun.
  2. Of or pertaining to ascribing names.
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Noun[edit]

appellative (plural appellatives)

  1. A common noun.
  2. An epithet.

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

appellātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of appellātīvus