demonstrative adjective/pronoun

demonstrative adjective/pronoun
påpegende stedord; demonstrativt pronomen
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påpegende stedord; demonstrativt pronomen

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  • demonstrative — ► ADJECTIVE 1) tending to show one s feelings openly. 2) serving to demonstrate something. 3) Grammar (of a determiner or pronoun) indicating the person or thing referred to (e.g. this, that, those). ► NOUN Grammar ▪ a demonstrative determiner or …   English terms dictionary

  • demonstrative — adj. & n. adj. 1 given to or marked by an open expression of feeling, esp. of affection (a very demonstrative person). 2 (usu. foll. by of) logically conclusive; giving proof (the work is demonstrative of their skill). 3 a serving to point out or …   Useful english dictionary

  • demonstrative — 1. adjective /dɪˈmɒnstrətɪv/ a) that serves to demonstrate, show or prove b) given to open displays of emotion 2. noun /dɪˈmɒnstrətɪv/ a) A …   Wiktionary

  • demonstrative — [di män′strə tiv; ] also [ dem′ən strā΄tiv] adj. [ME & OFr demonstratif < L demonstrativus: see DEMONSTRATE] 1. that demonstrates or shows; illustrative 2. giving convincing evidence or conclusive proof: usually with of 3. having to do with… …   English World dictionary

  • Demonstrative — In linguistics, demonstratives are deictic words (they depend on an external frame of reference) that indicate which entities a speaker refers to and distinguishes those entities from others. Demonstratives are employed for spatial deixis (using… …   Wikipedia

  • Adjective — Examples That s an interesting idea. (attributive) That idea is interesting. (predicative) Tell me something interesting. (postpositive) The good, the bad, and the ugly. (substantive) In grammar, an adjective is a describing word; the main… …   Wikipedia

  • Pronoun — ExamplesSidebar|35% * I love you. * She turned and stared at them. * That reminds me of something. * Who says so? * Take it or leave it (Impersonal pronoun).In linguistics and grammar, a pronoun is a pro form that substitutes for a (including a… …   Wikipedia

  • demonstrative — [dɪ mɒnstrətɪv] adjective 1》 tending to show affectionate or other feelings openly. 2》 serving to demonstrate something. 3》 Grammar (of a determiner or pronoun) indicating the person or thing referred to (e.g. this, that, those). noun Grammar a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • pronoun — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ plural, singular ▪ first person, second person, etc. ▪ anaphoric, definite, demonstrative, indefini …   Collocations dictionary

  • Distributive pronoun — A distributive pronoun considers members of a group separately, rather than collectively. They include each, any, either, neither and others. to each his own each2,(pronoun) Merriam Webster s Online Dictionary (2007) Men take each other s measure …   Wikipedia

  • Reflexive pronoun — Herself redirects here. For the toy elf, see Herself the Elf. Himself redirects here. For other uses, see Himself (disambiguation). Oneself redirects here. For the hip hop artist, see Oneself (artist). Ourselves redirects here. For the 1988 punk… …   Wikipedia

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