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Definition of the noun Protoform
What does Protoform mean as a name of something?
- [linguistics] A hypothetical form of a word, reconstructed from derived words
"Protoform" is a musical album of Apraxia.
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Protoform: In the fictional world of the Transformers, protoforms are "basic frames" of a Cybertronian placed in stasis until a suitable form can be found.
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More specifically, a protoform is a symbolic expression which defines the deep semantic structure of an object such as a proposition, question, command, concept, scenario, case or a system of such objects. In the following, our attention which ...
Rapid Manufacturing (2012)
The Technologies and Applications of Rapid Prototyping and Rapid Tooling by Duc Pham, S.S. Dimov
Protoform is a blend of 50% by weight Nylon powder with a mean particle size of 50pm and 50% by weight spherical glass beads with an average diameter of 35pum. This SLS glass-filled Nylon can be processed to near full density (Figure ...
by Elie Sanchez
More specifically, a protoform is a symbolic expression which defines the deep semantic structure of an object such as a proposition, question, command, concept, scenario, or a system of such objects. In the following, our attention will be ...
An Introduction by Anatoly Liberman
The protoform of the first three seems to have been *iu-ta, in which *iu- meant ' already' and -ta (< *-do) was an intensifying enclitic with cognates in and outside Germanic. As in many other cases, the rising diphthong íu became falling, and íuta ...
Encyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)
FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx
(A protoform is usually preceded by an asterisk to distinguish it from actual speech.) In doing a comparative...
by Marcel Danesi
These posit that the use of gesture to referto objects and beings in the environment was the protoform of communication and language. The transfer of this form of representation to the subsequently dominant vocal channel is explained by ...
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2004)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
be concerned with the possible motivating factorsunderlying the change as these will often give some insightintothe direction ofthemodification and ultimately helpto establishthe protoform. Among thefollowing Romance wordsone can ...
by Jean-Christophe Verstraete, Bruce Rigsby
However, unlike with kaaya* there is no independent evidence for length in this form, and there is a possibly related protoform with a short vowel, so we decided to represent this form with a short vowel.
by Michael D. Fortescue
CHUKCHI PROTOFORM amqan- amqan- ine-, ine- -et- inae- -ca- -la- -inerj(e) - inaerj(ae). -ce. -cae(rj) -inerju -inaerj(ae) -cyat- -crjat- -jan(wa-), -janv(a) cyi- cayi- ...
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Found in a courtyard in Amsterdam
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Video shows what protoform means. A hypothetical form of a word, reconstructed from derived words.. protoform synonyms: urform. Protoform Meaning. How to ...
Scrabble value of P3R1O1T1O1F4O1R1M3
The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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