"semiauxiliary" meaning in English

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Adjective

Etymology: semi- + auxiliary Etymology templates: {{prefix|en|semi|auxiliary}} semi- + auxiliary Head templates: {{en-adj|-}} semiauxiliary (not comparable)
  1. (grammar) Of a verb: functioning rather like an auxiliary verb, but not considered to be a full member of that class. Tags: not-comparable Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-semiauxiliary-en-adj-I42e46A7 Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English terms prefixed with semi- Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 46 54 Disambiguation of English terms prefixed with semi-: 48 52 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Noun

Forms: semiauxiliaries [plural]
Etymology: semi- + auxiliary Etymology templates: {{prefix|en|semi|auxiliary}} semi- + auxiliary Head templates: {{en-noun}} semiauxiliary (plural semiauxiliaries)
  1. (grammar) A verb that functions rather like an auxiliary verb but is not considered to be a full member of that class. Categories (topical): Grammar
    Sense id: en-semiauxiliary-en-noun-m9F0l2ZT Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header, English terms prefixed with semi- Disambiguation of English entries with incorrect language header: 46 54 Disambiguation of English terms prefixed with semi-: 48 52 Topics: grammar, human-sciences, linguistics, sciences

Inflected forms

Download JSONL data for semiauxiliary meaning in English (2.8kB)

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