conjugation

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Pronunciation[change]

  • Hyphenation: con‧ju‧ga‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
conjugation

Plural
conjugations

  1. (uncountable) Conjugation is how a word changes based on several things. In English and European languages this word is usually a verb. It might change because of what time is talked about, who is talked about, or what part of the sentence the word is in.
    I find German conjugation hard to remember.
    Some linguists do not talk about conjugation because they think it is just an example of morphology.
  2. (countable) A conjugation is the ways a word changes.
    The conjugations of "to do" are "does," "did," and "doing."

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