Base Form

Some articles on form, base form, forms:

Oromo Language - Grammar - Nouns - Case
... An Oromo noun has a citation form or base form that is used when the noun is the object of a verb, the object of a preposition or postposition, or a nominal predicative ... For some of the cases, there is a range of forms possible, some covering more than one case, and the differences in meaning among these alternatives may be quite subtle ... single consonant drop the final vowel and add -ni to form the nominative ...
... in linguistics, is the process of grouping together the different inflected forms of a word so they can be analysed as a single item ... In many languages, words appear in several inflected forms ... The base form, 'walk', that one might look up in a dictionary, is called the lemma for the word ...
Snowbird (comics) - Powers and Abilities
... In this form, she has blonde hair and blue eyes, but they are usually depicted as being solid black with white pupils ... an unidentified and presumably mystical source when she takes the form of an animal whose mass and volume are greater than her base form she sheds this mass ... When she takes the form of an animal whose mass and volume are less than those of a human being, she becomes a human-sized version of that animal ...
English Verbs - Inflective Forms - Principal Parts
... A regular English verb has only one principal part, from which all the forms of the verb can be derived ... This is the base form or dictionary form ... For example, from the base form exist, all the inflected forms of the verb (exist, exists, existed, existing) can be predictably derived ...
Kubutz And Shuruk - Usage - Kubutz in Modern Texts - Kubutz in Declined Forms of Nouns
... Common noun patterns in which Kubutz appears in the declined form are Declined forms of words, whose roots' second and third letter are the same, and ... Declined forms of words which have the pattern /CaCoC/ in the singular and become /CəCuCCim/ in the plural כָּתֹם ('orange', ), pl ... Some words, in the base form of which the penultimate syllable has and is stressed (sometimes called seggolate), may be written with Kubutz or with Kamatz katan when declined ...

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