Definition of Prenominal

1. Adjective. Of adjectives; placed before the nouns they modify. "`red' is an attributive adjective in `a red apple'"

Exact synonyms: Attributive
Category relationships: Grammar
Similar to: Attributive Genitive
Antonyms: Predicative



Definition of Prenominal

1. a. Serving as a prefix in a compound name.

Definition of Prenominal

1. Adjective. (grammar) That is placed before a noun ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prenominal

prenate
prenates
prenazone
preneed
prenegotiated
prenegotiation
prenegotiations
preneoplastic
prenex
prenexes
prenol
prenols
prenomen
prenomens
prenomina
prenominal (current term)
prenominate
prenominated
prenominates
prenominating
prenomination
prenominations
prenoon
prenotification
prenotified
prenotifies
prenotify
prenotifying
prenotion
prenotions

Literary usage of Prenominal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1854)
"... Where they have h it has s in a variety of instances, and especially in the pronouns and prenominal affixes of the third person—Su, si, sunu, sina; sa, ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1851)
"... a paper " On the origin and import of the Genitive Case;" in 1846, others " On the derivation of words from prenominal and Prepositional Roots;" " On ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1853)
"In place of these it has separate prepositions ; and to avoid the awkwardness of joining these to the prenominal affixes, and perhaps for greater clearness, ..."

4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1854)
"... Where they have h it has s in a variety of instances, and especially in the pronouns and prenominal affixes of the third person—Su, si, sunu, sina; sa, ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1851)
"... a paper " On the origin and import of the Genitive Case;" in 1846, others " On the derivation of words from prenominal and Prepositional Roots;" " On ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1853)
"In place of these it has separate prepositions ; and to avoid the awkwardness of joining these to the prenominal affixes, and perhaps for greater clearness, ..."

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