adverb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French adverbe, from Latin adverbium, from ad- ‎(to) +‎ verbum ‎(word, verb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈædvɜːb/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈædˌvɝb/
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  • Hyphenation: ad‧verb

Noun[edit]

adverb ‎(plural adverbs)

  1. (grammar) A word that modifies a verb, adjective, other adverbs, or various other types of words, phrases, or clauses.
    • 1897, Henry James, What Maisie Knew:
      ‘Fortunately your papa appreciates it; he appreciates it immensely’—that was one of the things Miss Overmore also said, with a striking insistence on the adverb.
    • (modifying a verb) I often went outside hiking during my stay in Japan.
    • (modifying an adjective) It was often cold outside.
    • (modifying another adverb) Not often.

Usage notes[edit]

Adverbs comprise a fundamental category of words in most languages. In English, adverbs are typically formed from adjectives by appending -ly and are used to modify verbs, verb phrases, adjectives, other adverbs, and entire sentences, but not nouns or noun phrases.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adverbium, from ad- ‎(to) +‎ verbum ‎(word, verb).

Noun[edit]

adverb n ‎(definite singular adverbet, indefinite plural adverb or adverber, definite plural adverba or adverbene)

  1. (grammar) adverb

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adverbium, from ad- ‎(to) +‎ verbum ‎(word, verb).

Noun[edit]

adverb n ‎(definite singular adverbet, indefinite plural adverb, definite plural adverba)

  1. (grammar) an adverb

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adverbium, from ad- ‎(to) +‎ verbum ‎(word, verb), French adverbe.

Noun[edit]

adverb n ‎(plural adverbe)

  1. adverb

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adverbium, from ad- ‎(to) +‎ verbum ‎(word, verb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎdʋerb/
  • Hyphenation: ad‧verb

Noun[edit]

àdverb m ‎(Cyrillic spelling а̀дверб)

  1. adverb

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin adverbium, from ad- ‎(to) + verbum ‎(word).

Noun[edit]

adverb n

  1. adverb

Declension[edit]

Inflection of adverb 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative adverb adverbet adverb adverben
Genitive adverbs adverbets adverbs adverbens

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

adverb

  1. adverb

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of adverb
nominative sing. adverb
genitive sing. adverban
partitive sing. adverbad
partitive plur. adverboid
singular plural
nominative adverb adverbad
accusative adverban adverbad
genitive adverban adverboiden
partitive adverbad adverboid
essive-instructive adverban adverboin
translative adverbaks adverboikš
inessive adverbas adverboiš
elative adverbaspäi adverboišpäi
illative  ? adverboihe
adessive adverbal adverboil
ablative adverbalpäi adverboilpäi
allative adverbale adverboile
abessive adverbata adverboita
comitative adverbanke adverboidenke
prolative adverbadme adverboidme
approximative I adverbanno adverboidenno
approximative II adverbannoks adverboidennoks
egressive adverbannopäi adverboidennopäi
terminative I  ? adverboihesai
terminative II adverbalesai adverboilesai
terminative III adverbassai
additive I  ? adverboihepäi
additive II adverbalepäi adverboilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “наречие”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika