combined. Some languages
have extensive participial
systems, but English
has only two participial
forms, most commonly
termed: past participle,...
- is: The weather being
beautiful, we plan to go to the beach
today. Non-participial modifiers
can also be troublesome: After years
- (a participial
participle) With the kids playing
computers, we were able to enjoy
some time alone. (a participial
- interrogative, imperative, optative, conditional, causative, contemporative
) and eight cases
(absolutive, ergative, equative, instrumental, locative...
it away. (adjectival phrase, in this case a participial
a noun in a noun phrase) She's [the woman
seem (they say) that I am coming". Verbs
also have a number
forms, which Turkish makes
much use of. Clauses which begin
and adverbs, including participial adjectives
such as officered, omnitooled, and uncatastrophied; participial adverbs
such as intermixingly, postponedly...
- The p****ive voice
is a grammatical
"voice". The noun or noun phrase
be the object
of a corresponding active sentence
(such as "Our...
- of the modern
form of the language. Ancient
Gr**** made great
use of participial constructions
and of constructions involving
the infinitive, and the...
- ndikadalí (ndikalí) "I am still" Present Participial
: ndíli "while I am", "while I was" Persistive Participial
: ndíkádalí (or ndíkalí) "while I am still"...