What is conjunct?

  • (adj): Progressing melodically by intervals of a second.
    Example: "Conjunct motion of an ascending scale"
    See also — Additional definitions below


In linguistics, the term conjunct has three distinct uses:

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Some articles on conjunct:

The Semantic Functions of Conjuncts
... English conjuncts often have the following functions Listing (indicating that what follows is a list of propositions) To begin with, I have to tell you that I'm most displeased with your performance in ...
Swampy Cree Language - Syntax - Conjunct Order
... Verbs in their conjunct form are the equivalent of English dependent clause ... One use of the conjunct form can be used to express purpose ... (Did he come to haul {wood}?) Verbs in their conjunct form occasionally have other form of morphemes ...
Dependent And Independent Verb Forms - Old Irish
... Old Irish the contrast between absolute and conjunct verb endings, and the contrast between prototonic and deuterotonic forms ... Irish verbs that have no prefixes, called "simple verbs", have two sets of endings, absolute and conjunct ... The conjunct endings are used after a variety of grammatical particles, including among others the negative particle ní ("not"), the interrogative particle in, and prepositions combined with the ...
Bengali Alphabet - Description of Bengali Glyphs - Consonant Conjuncts - Compressed Forms
... are compressed (and often simplified) when appearing as the first member of a conjunct ... As the first member of a conjunct, the consonants ঙ ŋô চ cô ড ḍô ব bô and ৱ wô are often compressed and placed at the top-left of the following consonant, with little or no ... As the first member of a conjunct, ত tô is compressed and placed above the following consonant, with little or no change to the basic shape ত্ন tnô ত্ম tm ...
Coordination (linguistics) - Unique Behavior - Extraction
... is the property of coordinate structures that prevents extraction of a single conjunct or from a single conjunct ... coordination fail because extraction cannot affect just one conjunct of a coordinate structure ... If extraction occurs out of both conjuncts in a like fashion, however, the coordinate structure is acceptable ...

More definitions of "conjunct":

  • (adj): Bound in close association.
    Example: "Conjunct influences"; "conjunct ideas"