Talk:subaudi

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Adverb, Adjective[edit]

I don't think adverbs have plural forms, and given that the quotation beneath the adjective is "a subaudite third term" (rather than "subaudite third terms"), I'm not convinced the adjective has a plural form, either: I think the adjective and adverb may simply be [[subaudite]]. - -sche (discuss) 23:36, 26 April 2012 (UTC)

Sorry; perhaps the explanation is bad. The singulars and plurals mean, respectively, "By or relying upon mental suppletion from — / Mentally supplied by — one person" and "By or relying upon mental suppletion from — / Mentally supplied by — more than one person". — Raifʻhār Doremítzwr ~ (U · T · C) ~ 00:03, 27 April 2012 (UTC)
In that case, I think it may be best to assume that subaudi#Adverb and subaudite#Adverb are not related to one another by one adverb being an inflected form of the other adverb, but rather that subaudi#Adverb is derived from the singular Latin (or English) verb subaudi#Verb, and that subaudite#Adverb is derived from the plural Latin (or English) verb subaudite#Verb, with "by one person" and "by more than one person" being part of the definitions. They would then be coordinate terms (or, if we accept a qualified use of the Synonyms section, synonyms) of one another. - -sche (discuss) 01:16, 27 April 2012 (UTC)
That's OK with me. — Raifʻhār Doremítzwr ~ (U · T · C) ~ 01:21, 27 April 2012 (UTC)