adjectivally

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

adjectival +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌædʒɛkˈtaɪvəli/
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Adverb[edit]

adjectivally (comparative more adjectivally, superlative most adjectivally)

  1. As, or in the manner of, an adjective.
    In that sense, the word acts adjectivally, whereas in most cases it acts adverbially.
    • 1994, Alexander Grosu, Three Studies in Locality and Case (in Google Books)
      ...it was observed that overt definite pronouns may also function adjectivally in various languages...
    • 1999, William D. Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek (in Google Books)
      All attributive adjectives function adjectivally; an attributive adjective cannot function substantivally.

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