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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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Chapter 5 focuses on the (active) participle, which, despite its substantival morphology, the author (following the likes of Joosten 1989 and Hatav 1997: 89-116) stresses is rightly considered an integral component of the BH verbal system.
Furdik illustrates the case with the substantival and the adjectival derivatives of the verbpisat 'to write'.
74): rejecting N and thereby opening up a logico-metaphysical gap between substantival and adjectival uses of numerals raises embarrassing philosophical questions without offering any obviously fruitful theoretical resources in return.
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The English gerund has both nominal and verbal uses and this characteristic explains its ambivalent nature: "The gerund is a substantival form of the verb which is intermediate between the infinitive and the noun of action; i.
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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.
1996: The semantics of suffixation: Agentive substantival suffixes in contemporary Standard Russian.
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).