Definition of Demonstratives

1. Noun. (plural of demonstrative) ¹



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Definition of Demonstratives

1. demonstrative [n] - See also: demonstrative

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Demonstratives

demonstration
demonstration ophthalmoscope
demonstrational
demonstrations
demonstrative
demonstrative-pronoun
demonstrative adjective
demonstrative adjectives
demonstrative determiner
demonstrative determiners
demonstrative of(p)
demonstrative pronoun
demonstrative pronouns
demonstratively
demonstrativeness
demonstratives (current term)
demonstrator
demonstrators
demonstratorship
demonstratorships
demonstratory
demonym
demonymic
demonyms
demoparties
demoparty
demophile
demophiles
demorage
demorages

Literary usage of Demonstratives

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1. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"In Late Latin, the demonstratives ILLE and ILLA became specialized as third person pronouns and lost their original force as demonstratives, ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"The traces we find in Tamil of the existence of demonstratives in il and al are more indistinct than those of the interrogative el; ..."

3. A Short Comparative Grammar of English and German: As Traced Back to Their by Victor Henry (1894)
"It will be sufficient to point out, as they occur, a few interesting peculiarities which present themselves in the different classes of demonstratives, ..."

4. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"The traces we find in Tamil of the existence of demonstratives in il and al are more indistinct than those of the interrogative el; but if an interrogative ..."

5. Critical Grammar of the Hebrew Language by Isaac Nordheimer (1841)
"Remote demonstratives. ยง 892. The remote demonstratives (demonstrativa remote) that, those, are expressed in Hebrew by a personal pronoun placed ..."

6. A Grammar of the Modern Spanish Language as Now Written and Spoken in the by William Ireland Knapp (1896)
"demonstratives. 259. The demonstratives are determinative adjectives with ... The demonstratives este, ese, and aquel naturally stand before the noun which ..."

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