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Encyclopedia > Ending (linguistics)

An ending is a kind of affix which is added to a word in declension or conjugation. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Look up Suffix in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up affix in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In linguistics, declension is the inflection of nouns, pronouns and adjectives to indicate such features as number (typically singular vs. ... In linguistics, conjugation is the creation of derived forms of a verb from its principal parts by inflection (regular alteration according to rules of grammar). ...


Examples:

boys (plural)
he makes (third person singular present tense)
he closed (past tense)

A large number of endings are found in synthetic languages such as Czech, German, Finnish, Latin, Hungarian, Russian, etc. Look up Plural in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Plural is a grammatical number, typically referring to more than one of the referent in the real world. ... In linguistics, grammatical number is a morphological category characterized by the expression of quantity through inflection or agreement. ... The present tense is the tense (form of a verb) that is often used to express: Action at the present time A state of being A habitual action An occurrence in the near future An action that occurred in the past and continues up to the present There are two... The past tense is a verb tense expressing action, activity, state or being in the past. ... A synthetic language, in linguistic typology, is a language with a high morpheme-per-word ratio. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ...


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