Citation Form

  • (noun): The form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionary.
    Synonyms: main entry word, entry word

Some articles on citation form, forms:

Tigrinya Verbs - Roots
... of consonants (or "literals"), usually three, for example, {sbr} 'break' (citation form ሰበረ säbärä), {drf} 'sing' (citation form ደረፈ däräfä) ... In the citation form (perfect), these have no gemination and the vowel ä between both pairs of consonants ... as "3B") is distinguished by the gemination of the second consonant in all forms ...

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