pro-drop language

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

pro-, from pronoun + drop + language

Noun[edit]

pro-drop language (plural pro-drop languages)

  1. A language that leaves out certain pronouns in situations usually specific to the language or language family, such as Spanish and Persian which frequently drop subject-form pronouns.

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