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adj. Grammar
Of or relating to the nature of a substantive.

sub′stan·ti′val·ly adv.


(ˌsʌb stənˈtaɪ vəl)

of, pertaining to, or functioning as a substantive.
sub`stan•ti′val•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.substantival - of or relating to or having the nature or function of a substantive (i.e. a noun or noun equivalent); "a substantival constituent"
grammar - the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)


[ˌsʌbstənˈtaɪvəl] ADJ (Ling) → sustantivo


adj (Gram) → substantivisch
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In geographic terms, it includes Central and Eastern Europe (from now on referred to as CEE, both in the adjectival and substantival form).
Note that in the majority of attestations, the internal argument of the verb underlying the nominalizations remains unexpressed, so that in predicative use these cases are ambiguous between adjectival and substantival use.
is elliptically substantival, and so could refer to a divine creature, but the argument following shows that this is not intended by Socrates; rather, the "something divine" he refers to is the sign given by the god' (1996, 195 n48); Bussanich: the daimonion is itself the sign of Apollo (40b1)' (2006, 203); Reeve: '[the sign is] the voice of Apollo' (2000, 33).
Dahl, Ivar 1938 Substantival inflexion in Early Old English, vocalic stems (Lurid Studies in English 7).
Klinck (1992) notes that it could be a substantival adjective 'red-arched' and agrees with Mackie's translation 'this arch of red stone'.
Second, the verb [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], including its substantival participle [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] / [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], is well attested in the LXX in the sense to be fitting, proper, (90) and Paul's usage is quite consistent with what he found in the LXX.
He suggests that the Ego and Id could be adapted to critical analysis to the extent that the former would correspond to "the teleology of the thought-work, if we care to isolate that, as the prose value of the poem, [which] is transparently clear; [while] that of the substantival excrescences is hidden," and thus analogous to the Id (1972, 145).
The case form of the substantival attribute in Samoyedic is either genitive provided with the case ending *-n or unmarked nominative.
Numeral classifiers and substantival number: Problems in the genesis of a linguistic type.
Pleasure, despite its frequent nominalization, is not substantival, but adjectival and adverbial.
Or should we say that substantival space is an illusion, there being nothing more than the spatial relations holding between physical objects or events ("relationalism")?
The first two accounts are rejected because they entail that space-times must be substantival.