Definition of Desinences

1. Noun. (plural of desinence) ¹



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Definition of Desinences

1. desinence [n] - See also: desinence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Desinences

desilver
desilvered
desilvering
desilverization
desilverize
desilverized
desilverizes
desilverizing
desilvers
desilylate
desilylation
desilylations
desine
desined
desinence
desinences (current term)
desinent
desinential
desinential inflection
desinential inflections
desines
desingularization
desingularizations
desinicization
desining
desipience
desipramine
desipramine hydrochloride
desipramines
desir'd

Literary usage of Desinences

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1. Introduction to the Grammar of the Romance Languages by Friedrich Christian Diez (1863)
"In one particular Sardinia is quite independant, namely, that it preserves the Latin desinences in s and / (longas, virtudes, duos, corpus, finit, ..."

2. The Arabic Language: A Lecture Given on December 3, 1868 by Thomas Chenery (1869)
"Yet a little inquiry on the subject reveals this singular phenomenon, that these desinences of the verb and noun, which are the principal study of the ..."

3. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1887)
"^e have now to set forth the changes which comparison with the cognate Indo-European languages proves that the desinences have undergone in the change from ..."

4. Theory and Analysis of Ornament Applied to the Work of Elementary and by Fran├žois Louis Schauermann (1892)
"It is necessary to distinguish palmated dispositions from angular desinences, and full inside palmated dispositions from inside ..."

5. The Philosophy of Words: A Popular Introduction to the Science of Language by Federico Garlanda (1886)
"The desinences of the cases are nothing but demonstrative roots ; roots ... The only difference between our prepositions and the desinences of cases is this ..."

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