averbal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ verbal

Adjective[edit]

averbal (not comparable)

  1. Not verbal; without words and speech.
    • 1978, Marvin D. Loflin, James Silverberg, Discourse and Inference in Cognitive Anthropology (page 266)
      It is not yet clear how these birds were able to “count” and to form averbal concepts of numbers without the help of characterizing words.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ verbal

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

averbal (feminine averbale, masculine plural averbaux, feminine plural averbales)

  1. averbal

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ verbal

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈavɛʁˌbaːl]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective[edit]

averbal (strong nominative masculine singular averbaler, not comparable)

  1. averbal

Declension[edit]