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the term used to denote the gender of nouns, and adjectives, conventionally regarded as female.
a part of another sentence, i.e. that have a function in that sentence where one clause is seen as subordinate to the other. An embedded clause is often used in a sentenc…
for questions about adjective degrees such as positive (base or plain), comparatives, and superlatives.
for questions about digraphs (sh, ph, ey, etc.) in the English language.
Expressing or indicating a change of state that results from the carrying out or completion of an event. Resultative constructions usually have a verb, a noun phrase, and a state-signifying adjective/…
For questions about instances where words, or parts of words, are duplicated either exactly or with a small change.
For questions about words written the same way but that have different meanings, whether pronounced the same way or not. For example, bear meaning "to carry" and bear meaning the animal.
for questions where [controversy](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_usage_controversies) exists among different respected authorities about what is the right answer. Different fluent s…
For questions about nouns that denote something material or tangible, for example "shoe". The opposite of a concrete noun is an abstract noun.
An affix added to a word to convey the meaning "small" or "unimportant" or to express affection
a special type of community organized post, written in an attempt to give a thorough explanation for a problem learners encounter frequently.
for questions specifically related to the English language as spoken and written in Ireland.
For questions about the usage of the word "up", it's meaning in a particular context, or how the meaning of a sentence might change if it is included or omitted.
for questions about gradable adjectives (synthetic and analytic) that have the suffix of -er or -est, or a prefix "more" and "most".
For questions about pronouncing words with a type of sound created by blocking airflow in the vocal tract. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ʔ⟩
For questions about the substitution of a word referring to an attribute for the thing that is meant, as for example the use of "the crown" to refer to a monarch. Compare synecdoche.