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    the conjunction "albeit"

    hi there,

    I still cannot categorize this conjunction.

    It's similar to even though, yet even though is a subordinating conjunction in adverbial clauses, and albeit behaves quite strangely and dissimilarly.

    What kinds of conjunctions would you categorize this into?


    As in: He tried, albeit without success.

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    Re: the conjunction "albeit"

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    What kinds of conjunctions would you categorize this into?

    As in: He tried, albeit without success.
    As a disjunctive operator with a stripped sentence.

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    Re: the conjunction "albeit"

    Quote Originally Posted by mxreader View Post
    As a disjunctive operator with a stripped sentence.
    you mean the coordinating conjunction? You see, the term you stated does not exist in english linguistics...

    If you think so, could you send me a reference link

    thank you for your input


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    Re: the conjunction "albeit"

    Quote Originally Posted by mxreader View Post
    As a disjunctive operator with a stripped sentence.
    That is a mouthful.


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    Re: the conjunction "albeit"

    He tried, albeit (he tried) without success.

    In what respect does this behave differently from a subordinator?

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    #6

    Re: the conjunction "albeit"

    Quote Originally Posted by Kondorosi View Post
    He tried, albeit (he tried) without success.

    In what respect does this behave differently from a subordinator?

    say, do subordinators not connect main clause with their subordinate / dependent clauses? The punctuation is also different in adverbial clauses with subordinators.

    just wondering...

    can you elaborate on that a bit?


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    Re: the conjunction "albeit"

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    say, do subordinators not connect main clause with their subordinate / dependent clauses?
    They do. What is your point?


    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    The punctuation is also different in adverbial clauses with subordinators.
    Give me just one example, please. Are you not saying that 'albeit' is different from adverbial conjuncts, like 'however'?

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