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Engelsk substantiv: derivation

1. derivation (om sted) the source or origin from which something derives (i.e. comes or issues)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe prefers shoes of Italian derivation.
Music of Turkish derivation.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbeginning, origin, root, rootage, source

2. derivation (om kommunikasjon) (historical linguistics) an explanation of the historical origins of a word or phrase


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)deriving, etymologizing


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaccount, explanation


Overordnet kategoridiachronic linguistics, diachrony, historical linguistics

3. derivation (om erkjendelse) a line of reasoning that shows how a conclusion follows logically from accepted propositions


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkillation, inference

4. derivation (om prosess) (descriptive linguistics) the process whereby new words are formed from existing words or bases by affixation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning`singer' from `sing' or `undo' from `do' are examples of derivations.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykklinguistic process


Mere spesifikke uttrykkeponymy


Overordnet kategoridescriptive linguistics

5. derivation (om egenskap) inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)ancestry, filiation, lineage


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkhereditary pattern, inheritance


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbloodline, descent, extraction, origin, pedigree


Kjennetegner disse uttrykkenecrossbred, purebred

6. derivation (om handling) drawing of fluid or inflammation away from a diseased part of the body


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdrawing, drawing off

7. derivation (om handling) drawing off water from its main channel as for irrigation


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdrawing, drawing off

8. derivation (om handling) the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkact, deed, human action, human activity









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