appellative

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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 an appellative noun or common noun.
  2. Of or pertaining to ascribing names.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cudworth to this entry?)

(Can we add an example for this sense?)

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Noun[edit]

appellative ‎(plural appellatives)

  1. A common noun.
  2. An epithet.

(Can we add an example for this sense?)

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

appellative

  1. feminine of appellatif

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

appellātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of appellātīvus