Linguistic Terms

  • English Imperative

    English Imperative? An imperative sentence gives a direct command. It may end in period or exclamation point depending on the strength…

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  • Idioms

    Idioms? Idioms are used very often in the everyday language of Anglo-Saxon speakers to convey a specific message highlighting feelings,…

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  • Contractions

    Contractions? A contraction in English is a word or phrase that has been reduced from one or more letters and where the…

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  • What is Clause

    Clause? A group of words that contains a subject and a predicate. A clause may be either a sentence (an independent clause)…

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  • Attributive Adjective

    Attributive Adjective? In English grammar , an attributive adjective is an adjective that usually comes before the noun it modifies without a link verb . Contrast with a predicative adjective . Attributive adjectives…

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  • Determinants

    Determinants? In linguistics , a determinant is a morpheme that, adjacent to the noun phrase, quantifies or specializes it to form a determining phrase…

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  • Capital Letter

    Capital Letter? The Capital letter is the letter that in relation to the lower case has a larger size and also, generally, different…

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  • Proper Nouns

    Proper Nouns? The proper names  are those nouns that are used to refer linguistically to people, animals, or places with a singular…

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  • Object of a preposition

    Object of a preposition? The object of a preposition (object of a preposition) is formed by the words that are…

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  • Appositives in English

    Appositives in English? The appositives are nouns or pronouns that are usually accompanied by modifiers and that are located next…

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