adjectivally

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

adjectival +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌæd͡ʒɛkˈtaɪvəli/
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AdverbEdit

adjectivally (comparative more adjectivally, superlative most adjectivally)

  1. As, or in the manner of, an adjective.
    In that sense, the word acts adjectivally, whereas in most cases it acts adverbially.
    • 1994, Alexander Grosu, Three Studies in Locality and Case (in Google Books)
      ...it was observed that overt definite pronouns may also function adjectivally in various languages...
    • 1999, William D. Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek (in Google Books)
      All attributive adjectives function adjectivally; an attributive adjective cannot function substantivally.

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