present participle

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pres·ent participle

A participle expressing present action, in English formed by the infinitive plus -ing and used to express present action in relation to the time indicated by the finite verb in its clause, to form progressive tenses with the auxiliary be, and to function as a verbal adjective. See Usage Notes at participle, very.

present participle

(Grammar) a participial form of verbs used adjectivally when the action it describes is contemporaneous with that of the main verb of a sentence and also used in the formation of certain compound tenses. In English this form ends in -ing. Compare gerund

pres′ent par′ticiple

a participle form, in English having the suffix -ing, denoting repetition or duration of an activity or event: used as an adjective, as in the growing weeds, and in forming progressive verb forms, as in The weeds are growing.

present participle

A verb form that expresses current action, such as “speaking.”
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Noun1.present participle - a participle expressing present action; in English is formed by adding -ing
participial, participle - a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
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partisiipin preesens
participe présent
folyamatos melléknévi igenév
lýsingarháttur nútíðar
participio presente
participium praesentis
particípio presente
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The above examples show common types of renderings: a PP in (1) and (2), a present participle in (3), a relative clause in (4).
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It highlights the ing that appears at the end of every English present participle.
The present participle is formed by adding -ing to the main verb.
There are seven essays: Aldred among the West Saxons: Bamburgh, and what bebbisca might mean; the rewards and perplexities of Old English glosses; a context for the Exeter Book: some suggestions but no conclusions; mapping the Anglo-Saxon intellectual landscape: the risks and rewards of source-study; the Old English Boethius as a book of nature; doomsday and nature in the Old English poem Judgement Day II; two syntactic notes on Old English grammar; (1) OE aebeon/wesan + present participle construction, (2) OE standan as a Copula.
There were 6 instances of time/reason blends (conveyed by only two present participles: having regard (4x) and disregarding (2x)) and a single instance of the semantic relation of means (conveyed by the present participle using).
This is the question raised by Nickel (1966), and again by Mitchell (1985: [section][section]974-982) when he evokes "the problem of deciding whether the present participle is to be taken as adjectival or verbal".
TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is borrowed from Aramaic Present participle of that Tarjoman And a general sense of "translation" is common among Arabs And from the age the companions Translation of Quran interpretation, the interpreter is used, without having to transfer from one language to be included Secondary meaning interpreter, the speaker or spoken expression of one.