Definition of Triptote

1. n. A noun having three cases only.



Definition of Triptote

1. Noun. (grammar) In grammar, a noun which has only three cases. In Modern Standard Arabic, nouns belong to triptotes or diptotes, or can be indeclinable. ¹

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Definition of Triptote

1. a word used in three cases only [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triptote

triprolidine
triprolidine hydrochloride
triprosopus
trips
trips up
tripses
tripsis
triptan
triptane
triptanes
triptans
triptolide
tripton
triptons
triptorelin
triptote (current term)
triptotes
triptyca
triptycas
triptycene
triptycenes
triptych
triptychs
tripudia
tripudiary
tripudiation
tripudiations
tripudium
tripuhyite
tripulant

Literary usage of Triptote

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1. Arabic Grammar: Paradigms, Literature, Exercises and Glossary by Albert Socin, Archibald Robert Stirling Kennedy (1895)
"The following are the case-endings of the triptote a. noun: Nom. sing. _1_ un, Gen. sing. _ in, Ace. sing. ^ I — an. ..."

2. General Principles of the Structure of Language by James Byrne (1892)
"... have the article, i: is declined as a triptote, but does not take the final n in the singular or in the pluralis sanus feminine (74, Ex. 4, 7, 11, 12, ..."

3. Transactions of the Society of Biblical Archæology (1877)
"... but by the fact, which I shall endeavour to substantiate, that the apparently triptote form is really a note of the plural number. ..."

4. A Grammar of the Arabic Language by Carl Paul Caspari, William Wright, William Robertson Smith, Michael Jan de Goeje (1896)
"Adjectives of the form ^j^Já are all triptote, their fern, being formed by adding »_ (§ 295, rem. a) ; as o^o*. f- ^ij^, naked. REM. a. ..."

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