Suppletive vs Suppletively - What's the difference?

suppletive | suppletively |


As an adjective suppletive

is .

As an adverb suppletively is

in a suppletive way.

suppletive

English

(suppletion)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (grammar) Inflected by substituting an unrelated form (for example, in English, the adjectival forms good'', ''better,'' ''best ).
  • When "went" replaced "gang", "go" became suppletive .
  • Supplying deficiencies; supplementary; suppletory.
  • See also

    * suppletion *

    See also

    * syncretic ----

    suppletively

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a suppletive way.
  • * 2012 , Jonathan David Bobaljik, Universals in Comparative Morphology (page 195)
  • And as noted in chapter 2, in exactly this sense the adjective bad'' compares regularly, not suppletively : ''bad'' – ''badder'' – ''baddest .