Verb vs Heteroclisis - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between verb and heteroclisis
is that verb
is verb while heteroclisis
is (grammar) the presence of two or more classes of inflection in the inflectional paradigm of a noun, verb etc.
(grammar) A word that indicates an action, event, or state.
(obsolete) Any word; a vocable.
- The word “speak” is an English verb .
Verbs compose a fundamental category of words in most languages. In an English clause, a verb forms the head of the predicate of the clause. In many languages, verbs uniquely conjugate for tense and aspect.
* 2001 — , Artemis Fowl , p 221
*: Then you could say that the doorway exploded. But the particular verb doesn't do the action justice. Rather, it shattered into infinitesimal pieces.
* See also
* anomalous verb
* auxiliary verb
* boot verb
* copular verb
* defective verb
* ditransitive verb
* dynamic verb
* full verb
* helping verb
* impersonal verb
* intransitive verb
* irregular verb
* linking verb
* modal verb
* passive verb
* phrasal verb
* reflexive verb
* regular verb
* serial verb
* stative verb
* subject-verb agreement
* transitive verb
* verb inflection
* verb phrase
* verb tense
* verbal complement
* verbal noun
* verbal regency
* verbless clause
(transitive, nonstandard, colloquial) To use any word that is not a verb (especially a noun) as if it were a verb.
* a. 1981 Feb 22, unknown Guardian editor as quoted by William Safire, On Language'', in ''New York Times , pSM3
* 1997 , David. F. Griffiths, Desmond J. Higham, learning LATEX , p8
- Haig, in congressional hearings before his confirmatory, paradoxed his auditioners by abnormalling his responds so that verbs were nouned, nouns verbed and adjectives adverbised. He techniqued a new way to vocabulary his thoughts so as to informationally uncertain anybody listening about what he had actually implicationed... .
* 2005 Oct 5, Jeffrey Mattison, Letters'', in ''The Christian Science Monitor , p8
- Nouns should never be verbed .
To perform any action that is normally expressed by a verb.
* 1946 : Rand Corporation, The Rand Paper Series
- In English, verbing nouns is okay
* 1964 : Journal of Mathematical Psychology
- For example, one-part versions of the proposition "The doctor pursued the lawyer" were "The doctor verbed the object," ...
* 1998 : Marilyn A. Walker, Aravind Krishna Joshi, Centering Theory in Discourse
- Each sentence had the same basic structure: ''The subject transitive verbed''' the object who intransitive '''verbed in the location''.
- The sentence frame was ''Dan verbed Ben approaching the store''. This sentence frame was followed in all cases by ''He went inside''.
(grammar) The presence of two or more classes of inflection in the inflectional paradigm of a noun, verb etc
* An example from Italian is the verb andare whose inflection has forms such as andiamo as well as vado.