verbal noun


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verbal noun

n.
A noun that is derived from a verb and usually preserves the verb's syntactic features, such as transitivity or the capability of taking nominal or verbal complements.

verbal noun

n
(Grammar) a noun derived from a verb, such as smoking in the sentence smoking is bad for you. See also gerund

ver′bal noun′


n.
a noun derived from a verb, esp. by a regular process, as the -ing form in Smoking is forbidden.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verbal noun - a noun that is derived from a verb
gerund - a noun formed from a verb (such as the `-ing' form of an English verb when used as a noun)
common noun - a noun that denotes any or all members of a class
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verbal noun

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Each analysed verb in Slovak derives a verbal noun by means of this suffix.
10) Here, one element is a verbal noun and the other designates the object of the action expressed.
It consists of the verbal noun ol 'drinking' (in its most general sense) plus the prepositional prefix ad-, ath, used in the formation of compound nouns.
Notwithstanding that it is shown as a second alternative to "Datganli", a verbal noun, in the Welsh Academy's English-Welsh Dictionary, it has gained no currency.
b) In Old Irish, Agents are usually formed with the suffix -(a)id/-(a)ith added to a verbal noun, as shown by cetlaid 'singer' (from cetal 'singing'), scribndid 'writer' (from scribend 'writing'), etc.
2) Noun + Verbal Noun: In English there are terms the nucleus of which is expressed by a verbal noun naming the operation being done, while the determinant specifies the latter, indicating a) what material is used for the operation: board lining--lentu apkalas, timber boarding--apkalimas lentomis, vapour cooling--ausinimas garu, wood flooring--medines grindys; b) where or to which part of the building the operation or activity is applied: ceiling heating--lubinis sildymas, indoor lighting--vidaus apsvietimas, leak/leakage testing--sandarumo tikrinimas, pipe cleaning--vamzdziu valymas, roof loading--stogo apkrovimas, sieve testing--granuliometrine analize, underfloor heating--pogrindinis sildymas.
74 contributes "In the [following, charted] verbal noun forms, the e vowel of the stem (of the infinitive, future and imperative) is deleted.
This verbal noun is so called because it retained some of the characteristics of the verb while operating as a noun.
T E S S E R A T E D tesserated, see OED tesserate D E S S E M B L E D see below E L T A M A R A N I Wadi el-Tamarani, Egypt, 29[degrees] 52' N, 34 [degrees] 32' E, NIMA S T I T C H I N G S stitching, OED verbal noun, or plural in 3 quotes S A T I R E T T E S satirette, OED, plural in quote E M C R I S T E N E OED wosith, first quote (and 6 others elsewhere) M A H E S W A R D I Nagar Maheswardi, Bangladesh, 24[degrees] 04' N, 90[degrees] 42' E, NIMA B R I T T A I N E S Britains or British, see OED symbolize, 1590 quote etc.
The discussion reveals that the infinitive "be" (which is the basis of the verbal noun "be [-ing]") "names something that lies at the foundation of all inflections of the verb" (p.
They noted also that the Latin gerund or verbal noun `referendum' (a bringing or taking back) is not declined and has no plural.