adnominal


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ad·nom·i·nal

 (ăd-nŏm′ə-nəl)
n.
A word, phrase, or clause, such as an adjective or prepositional phrase, forming part of a noun phrase and modifying that noun phrase. Adnominals include the participial phrase sitting on the roof in the cat sitting on the roof or the prepositional phrase in the room in everyone in the room.
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adnominal

(ədˈnɒmɪnəl) grammar
n
(Grammar) a word modifying a noun
adj
(Grammar) of or relating to an adnoun
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Translations
adnominal

adnominal

[ˌaedˈnɒmɪnəl]
A. ADJadnominal
B. Nadnominal m
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German distinguishes between three adnominal grammatical genders (masculine, feminine, and neuter).
In a revision of her dissertation, Saric addresses the issue of the universality of the Determiner Phrase projection by looking at a rather peculiar behavior of nominalizations in Serbian--the so-called double adnominal genitive constructions--which some linguists have taken as evidence against Determiner Phrase in this Slavic language.
In Mordvin and some of the distantly related, prevalently Samoyedic and Ugric, languages, verbal agreement markers adjoining an adnominal phrase encode nonverbal, or stative, predication (Honti 1992 : 266-270; [phrase omitted] 1967 : 163; Wiedemann 1865 : 57).
As for nominal properties, one can see that -on'-n'ig-forms which denote places of actions (10) and processes (11)--(13) can be used as adnominal dependents or dependents of relational nouns:
Meshes should be strong enough to resist the state of stress present in the adnominal wall and at the same time not so stiff to cause discomfort and pain to patients.
If such adnominal demonstratives showed agreement (in any category), and if there was no other agreement pattern in the language, this would represent a clear violation of ATU.
"Degree Modification of Gradable Nouns: Size Adjectives and Adnominal Degree Morphemes".