inflectional suffix


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Noun1.inflectional suffix - an inflection that is added at the end of a root word
ending, termination - the end of a word (a suffix or inflectional ending or final morpheme); "I don't like words that have -ism as an ending"
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The linking element cannot be considered as an inflectional ending since in most of the cases presented above (12a-b, 14a-c) the inflectional suffix of the adjective is different from the form of the linking element.
Bora as a free element means 'bearer', so that the agentive function is expressed by the inflectional suffix -a, which corresponds to the nominative singular masculine of the weak declension of nouns.
Once the morphological segmentation is available, the generation of lemmata can be achieved by appending the canonical inflectional suffix to the identified base, and potentially applying the necessary allomorphic change to the root.
Czech exploits what can be called a "cumulation" of functions, that is, one inflectional suffix conveys as a rule several grammatical categories; for nouns, adjectives and pronouns (as well as numerals) the categories expressed by the affixes are gender, number and case.