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declension

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Etymology

From Middle English declenson, from Middle French declinaison (French: déclinaison), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] declinatio (gen. declinationis)

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /dɪˈklen.ʃən/, SAMPA: /dI"klEn.S@n/

Noun

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declension

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  1. (grammar): A way of categorizing nouns, pronouns, or adjectives according to the inflections they receive.
    In Latin, 'amicus' belongs to the second declension. Most second-declension nouns end in 'i' in the genitive singular and 'um' in the accusative singular.
  2. (grammar): The act of declining a word; the act of listing the inflections of a noun, pronoun or adjective in order.

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