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inflectional

[in-flek-shuh-nl] /ɪnˈflɛk ʃə nl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or used in inflection:
an inflectional ending.
2.
Linguistics. pertaining to or noting a language, as Latin, characterized by the use of inflection, especially morphemic fusion or irregular morphophonemic alternation.
Compare agglutinative (def 2), isolating.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; inflection + -al1
Related forms
inflectionally, adverb
noninflectional, adjective
noninflectionally, adverb
preinflectional, adjective
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  • It is also clear, from the above lists, that the decay of the earlier inflectional system was being gradually completed.
  • Base words may be free or bound morphemes to which affixes or inflectional endings may be added.

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