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Pseudo-participles
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The periphrastic comparative is the only option with pseudo-participles.

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The periphrastic comparative is the only option with most pseudo-participles such as the following, regardless of whether the Adpositional Phrase (PP) they select is overtly realized:

Example 1

a. Mear ynnommen (mei)
More favourably disposed (to)
a.' *Ynnommener (mei)
More favourably disposed (to)
Example 2

a. Mear fereale (op)
More enamoured (of)
a.' *Ferealder (op)
More enamoured (of)

Some other pseudo-participles allow both options:

Example 3

a. Mear bekend (mei)
More familiar (with)
a.' Bekender (mei)
More familiar (with)
Example 4

a. Mear benaud (foar)
More afraid (of)
a.' Benauder (foar)
More afraid (of)
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