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Salvadoran, I guess. Ephemeral is beautiful word. I'm this guy: Saviourofthe

Adding Spanish related terms here 'cause I don't like Spanish Wikcionario design. Also find me on RateYourMusic!

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Why don't I use this blatant impulse to fill the gaps in the internet, i.e. adding all music releases to artists, cover arts, learning about every genre, making a database, or add missing terms to Wiktionary, to study harder and fill up the gaps in my own knowledge instead? Why shouldn't I use this insatiable completeness hyperfixation to hone my own abilities?

Any of various non-finite verb forms in various languages. In English, a "gerund" refers to a verb in its -ing form when used in a way that resembles the use of a noun. Despite showing noun-like behavior in the context of the surrounding sentence, gerunds show verbal behavior in the context of their own internal clause: they can take direct objects or be modified by adverbs. In this way, gerunds are distinguished from deverbal nouns ending in -ing, which occur in noun phrases that can take determiners or be modified by adjectives. For example, "manufacturing" is a gerund in the following sentence: "Efficiently manufacturing this device is difficult." It is a verbal noun (not a gerund) in this sentence: "The efficient manufacturing of this device is difficult." In other languages, gerund can refer to a form that often functions as an adverb to form adverbial phrases or the continuous tense.

When a participle functions as a noun, it is called a gerund. A participle may also function as an adjective (that is, a participial adjective), especially in attributive use. It can evolve to become either a true noun or a true adjective, or both, with a shift in meaning, sometimes substantial.

  • true noun: "The mapping of the city was a difficult task."
  • gerund: "Rapidly mapping the city was my best decision ever."
  • present participle / past participle: "I'm mapping the city right now." / "The sky darkened already."
  • participial adjective(s): "The mapping old man cries all night in the darkened sky."
  • -ed (adjective and not past participle verb if:)
    accepts gradable (very, so, pretty, too) or comparative (more, less than)
    adjective if be in "be X-ed" can be replaced by: become, feel, look, remain, seem, sound, keep.
    refers to the resultant state rather than to a specific event.
    "X-ed N" -> "N that has been X-ed" is impossible. (why it works? because The noun N in the form "X-ed N" functions as a Direct Object, thus if "X-ed" serves as a verb rather than an adjective, "X-ed" should be a transitive sense, not intransitive.) ("fallen tree" cannot be phrased as "A tree that has been fallen", because you can't "fall a tree")

Part-of-Speech Tagging Guidelines: NN or VBG; JJ or VBG; JJ or VBN

#toonicheterms

  • unccountable: If I can say "vomit fraud is a problem" (not THE or A vomit fraud) it might be uncountable. some (with singular), any (with singular) a lot of, a little, much, less, amount of,
  • countable: it can be counted: a, one, two, three, many, fewer, several, some (with plurals, or with singular in the sense: A certain, an unspecified or an unknown; He gave me some item I couldn't recognize), any (with plural or with singular in the 2nd sense: No matter what kind) number of, etc., may preceed the noun. Question: "how many?" makes sence.
  • "the" may be used in both cases.

how to quote: RQ:Chaucer Workes

Some obsolete typographic English variations:

  • -y -> -ie: shory -> shorie
  • add -e: sorrow -> sorrowe
  • s -> ſ
  • r -> ꝛ 
  • u -> v
  • v -> u
  • l -> ll
  • w -> vv

Scan mistakes

  • ſ (s) -> f, l, t(less common)
  • ꝛ (r) -> a, z, 2
  • t -> r, c
  • e -> c
  • rn <-> m
  • u -> n, a
  • h -> li, n, b
  • i -> 1
  • k -> s
  • l -> i
  • r <-> n
  • s -> a
  • rm <-> nn
  • ll -> U
  • <old 1500s gothic letters?>
  • o -> e
  • c -> t
  • f -> t
  • ct -> u (ligature)
  • oo -> o (ligature)
  • ee -> e (ligature)
  • I -> J, 2, q, A (capital I)
  • y -> v, p
  • l -> t
  • hola -> {{smallcaps|