Adjective "Pronominal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Pronominal


    Definition:

    1. Grammar. pertaining to, resembling, derived from, or containing a pronoun: “My” in “my book” is a pronominal adjective. “There” is a pronominal adverb.

    2. Heraldry. noting the coat of arms on a quartered escutcheon: customarily occupying the first quarter and being the original coat of arms of the paternal line. noun

    3. Grammar. a pronominal word.

    Examples:

    "references can be pronominal."

    "systems can be pronominal."

    "functions can be pronominal."

    "suffixes can be pronominal."

    "substitutions can be pronominal."

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