declension

declension: see inflection.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on declension from Fact Monster:

  • inflection - inflection inflection, in grammar. In many languages, words or parts of words are arranged in ...
  • Priscian - Priscian Priscian (Priscianus Caesariensis), fl. 500, Latin grammarian, b. Caesarea in Mauretania. ...
  • noun - noun noun [Lat.,=name], in English, part of speech of vast semantic range. It can be used to name a ...
  • Latin language: Classical Latin - Classical Latin Classical Latin, distinguished by its formality and elegance, was greatly ...
  • Japanese - Japanese Japanese , language of uncertain origin that is spoken by more than 125 million people, ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Language and Linguistics