The Adjectival Compound

Adjective pattern

Comparative and Superlative of adjective


Some of the common adjectival forms have already been mentioned.

1. fa`iyluN is often passive in meaning.

2. faA`iluN the active participle is often used as an adjective or noun.

3. maf`uwluN the passive participle is used as adjective.

4. fa`uwluN is intensive.

6. fa`laAnu (without nunation) the feminine is fa`laY.

7. eaf-`alu has two meanings. It denotes colors and bodily defects.

8. The dual of the feminine changes the final e into w.