Definition of Determinatives

1. Noun. (plural of determinative) ¹



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Definition of Determinatives

1. determinative [n] - See also: determinative

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Determinatives

determinant
determinant group
determinantal
determinants
determinate
determinate cleavage
determinated
determinately
determinateness
determinates
determination
determinations
determinative
determinatively
determinativeness
determinatives (current term)
determinator
determinators
determine
determined
determinedly
determinedness
determiner
determiner phrase
determiners
determines
determinest
determineth
determining
determining(a)

Literary usage of Determinatives

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1. First Steps in Assyrian: A Book for Beginners; Being a Series of Historical by Leonard William King (1898)
"The majority of these determinatives are placed before the words to which ... In the following list of determinatives examples are added illustrating their ..."

2. An Assyrian Manual: For the Use of Beginners in the Study of the Assyrian by David Gordon Lyon (1886)
"determinatives, Phonetic complements. The reading of Assyrian is greatly helped by the ... Most of the determinatives precede the words which they define. ..."

3. Egypt's Place in Universal History: An Historical Investigation in Five Books by Christian Karl Josias Bunsen, Samuel Birch (1867)
"determinatives. 8. A subdivision of Ideographs is the Determinative, ... A list of these determinatives, about 200 in number, will be seen in Vol. I. pp. ..."

4. Egyptian Grammar, with Table of Signs, Bibliography, Exercises for Reading by Adolf Erman (1894)
"B. At a later period there is an inclination to attach s determinatives to a ... A few determinatives represent exactly thc ject which their word denotes eg ..."

5. Exposition of the Grammatical Structure of the English Language: Being an by John Mulligan (1874)
"We have already observed one marked peculiarity of these two determinatives, viz; that, unlike our other adjectives, they both possess a plural form. ..."

6. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1915)
"Some of the ideograms were used as determinatives, whose object was to show at once ... These determinatives were intended only as aids to the reader's eye, ..."

7. A Brief Grammar of the Portuguese Language with Exercises and Vocabularies by John Casper Branner (1910)
"determinatives 89. The determinatives have gender and number except tal which has no gender distinction: Singular Plural MASCULINE FEMININE MASCULINE ..."

8. Researches in Prehistoric and Protohistoric Comparative Philology, Mythology by Hyde Clarke (1875)
"The use of determinatives for the distinction of classes of objects is inherent in the ... These are probably derived from the older determinatives:—Vasco- ..."

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