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Re: Adjectives, Adverbs, Ad...

From:Philippe Caquant <herodote92@...>
Date:Saturday, March 13, 2004, 21:43
Late Latin "adjectivum nomen", "added noun", similar
to Greek "epitheton". Says my Etymological

--- Carsten Becker <post@...> wrote:
> > And another, luckily on-topical question: why are > adjectives called > "adjectives" and not "adnouns" in analogy to > "adverbs"? >
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