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construct state

[kon-struhkt] /ˈkɒn strʌkt/
noun, Grammar
1.
(in Semitic languages) the inflected form of a noun dependent on a following noun, with the combination expressing a genitive relationship, as Hebrew beth David “house of David,” where beth “house of” is the construct form of bayit “house.”.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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