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Deadjectival nouns
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Nouns corresponding to adjectives form yet another subclass of nouns. For example, the noun lilkensangriness corresponds to the adjective lilkangry.

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Deadjectival nouns are nouns which may be related to a corresponding adjective because of their similarity in form. For example, the noun benijdcurious may be related to the verb benijdenscuriosity. Two pairs of examples are given below:

Example 1

a. Grytsje is fereale op in wittenskipper
Grytsje is infatuated with a scientist
Grytsje is infatuated with a scientist
b. De ferealens fan Grytsje op in wittenskipper
the infatuation of Grytsje with a scientist
The infatuation of Grytsje with a scientist
Example 2

a. It Âld-Frysk is besibbe oan it Âld-Ingelsk
the Old Frisian is related to the Old English
Old Frisian is related to Old English
b. De besibbens fan it Âld-Frysk oan it Âld-Ingelsk
the kinship of the Old Frisian to the Old English
The kinship of Old Frisian with Old English
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