The two inflective
past forms share the stem (past) ([section]4.1) and the ending (indicative) (Table 3); the distinction between the simple and continuous past is made by aspect markers ([section]4.3): perfective ba- and imperfective ma-.
You see, expression of meaning determines everything about voice: its pitch, its inflective
melodic path, its intensity, and its emotional color.
Unlike, for instance, English, Slovene is quite limited in this respect, also due to its highly inflective
nature and its prescriptive tradition (cf.
In these examples, we have a lexical base followed by an inflective
morpheme (Layer I, -es-, -a- or -(j)en-) marking nominative vs.
Medallion, a large circular mirror, bears a diagram modeled after one of Delsarte's, which assigns certain affects to particular hand gestures.
On the two-dimensional page of printed music, the inflective
instructions of the z-axis appear rather sparse and general when compared to the specificity found in the representation of rhythmic and pitch structures.
All in all, the four inflective
forms of the verb (infinitive, preterite singular, preterite plural and past participle) constitute bases of derivation but the most productive forms are the infinitive and the past participle, the preterite singular being the least productive.
Strictly speaking, the application of the inflective
pattern of Romanian onto invariable English borrowings results in hybrid anglicisms (Onysko, 2004: 55).