desinential inflection

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desinential inflection (plural desinential inflections)

  1. (grammar) ʾiʿrāb: a number of nominal, adjectival, and verbal inflectional endings, which are an integral part of Qur'ānic and Classical Arabic, although they are generally not written and not pronounced in pausa (and often avoided altogether in Modern Standard Arabic).

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