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    Is this true?

    Can you please tell me whether the following meanings are correct?

    1. deadjectival adverb means an adverb derived from an adjective
    2. deverbal adjective means an adjective derived from a verb
    3. deverbal noun means a noun derived from a verb.

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    Re: Is this true?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    Can you please tell me whether the following meanings are correct?

    1. deadjectival adverb means an adverb derived from an adjective
    2. deverbal adjective means an adjective derived from a verb
    3. deverbal noun means a noun derived from a verb.
    All of your definitions make sense to me except that I don't understand the "de-" prefixes.

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    Re: Is this true?

    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    All of your definitions make sense to me except that I don't understand the "de-" prefixes.
    Well, de- here means derived.???

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