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Meaning of PARTICIPIAL

Pronunciation:  `pârti'sipeeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (grammar) relating to participles; "participial inflections"
 

PARTICIPIAL is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Par`ti*cip"i*al\, a. [L. participialis: cf. E.
    participal. See {Participle}.]
    Having, or partaking of, the nature and use of a participle;
    formed from a participle; as, a participial noun. --Lowth.
    
    
  2. \Par`ti*cip"i*al\, n.
    A participial word.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adjectival, adverbial, attributive, conjunctive, copulative, correct, formal, functional, glossematic, grammatic, intransitive, linking, nominal, postpositional, prepositional, pronominal, structural, substantive, syntactic, tagmemic, transitive, verbal
 

 

 

 

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