Definition of Indeclinable

1. a. Not declinable; not varied by inflective terminations; as, nihil (nothing), in Latin, is an indeclinable noun.



Definition of Indeclinable

1. Adjective. (context: grammar of a word) not grammatically inflected, especially if others of its class are usually inflected ¹

2. Noun. (grammar) A word that is not grammatically inflected. ¹

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Definition of Indeclinable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indeclinable

indecentest
indecently
indeciduate
indeciduous
indecimable
indecipherability
indecipherable
indecipherably
indecision
indecisions
indecisive
indecisively
indecisiveness
indecisivenesses
indeclinability
indeclinable (current term)
indeclinables
indeclinably
indecomposability
indecomposable
indecorous
indecorously
indecorousness
indecorum
indecorums
indeed
indeede
indeedie
indeedy
indef

Literary usage of Indeclinable

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1. A Historical French Grammar by Arsène Darmesteter (1902)
"CHAPTER IV indeclinable WORDS 255. The two kinds of indeclinable words. ... indeclinable words are divided into two classes : (i) Words of relation, ..."

2. Grammar of the Greek Language, for the Use of High Schools and Colleges by Raphael Kühner, Bela Bates Edwards (1844)
"indeclinable and Defective Nouns, cars.) 1. Those substantives are termed indeclinable that have but one form to denote the Case. Besides the foreign proper ..."

3. Grammar of the Greek Language, for the Use of High Schools and Colleges by Raphael Kühner (1844)
"indeclinable and Defective Nouns. (275.) L Those substantives are termed indeclinable that have but one form to denote the Case. Besides the foreign proper ..."

4. A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1892)
"Irregular nouns may be divided into four classes : I. indeclinable NOUNS have but ... The Latin has but few indeclinable nouns. The following are the most ..."

5. Grammar of the French Language by Nicolas Wanostrocht (1824)
"and which relates to the word affaire ; lues is declinable on account of its regimen les, which precedes it and relates to letters; reconnu is indeclinable, ..."

6. Grammar of the French Language by Nicolas Wanostrocht (1824)
"and which relates to the word affaire ; lues is declinable on account of its regimen les, which precedes it and relates to letters; reconnu is indeclinable, ..."

7. An Improved French Grammar: Containing a New Method of Discovering the by John B. Ricord Madianna (1812)
"Of the relative pronouns, some are declinable, others indeclinable, and their number ... Sometimes the pronoun le is indeclinable, and sometimes declinable. ..."

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