Translation of inflect in Spanish:

inflect

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈflekt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [verb] conjugar*; [noun] declinar a highly inflected language una lengua flexiva or que hace gran uso de la flexión o accidencia
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    • By contrast, the final verb is not marked for switch-reference but is fully inflected for such categories, and this inflection is relevant to the whole clause chain.
    • A mantra is a kind of prayer that contains the name of God that is inflected grammatically in the dative case.
    • There are two present-tense verbs here, both inflected for plural agreement.
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    • Chinese is monosyllabic, Japanese is polysyllabic; Japanese verbs, adjectives and adverbs inflect, whereas they don't in Chinese; and Japanese has a system of postpositions that Chinese doesn't.
    • We listed a few words that we claimed were just exceptions to the claim that monosyllabic adjectives inflect, and we included wrong on that list.
    • Languages can be classified into one of three types: isolating or noninflective, agglutinating, and inflecting.
    1.2 (vary pitch of) modular
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    • As the patterns of notes or letters are inflected, moments of fulfillment or stability are perceived.
    • Taking a whirlwind tempo, as he did, is one thing; but failing to inflect the smaller motivic units that comprise it is quite another.
    • But even performers who ‘adhere to the score’ greatly inflect their readings by personal, pianistic, musical and emotional modifications.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [Linguistics/Lingüística] tomar desinencias in English, adjectives do not inflect en inglés los adjetivos son invariables (en cuanto a género y número)

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