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Webster 1913 Edition


Adverbial

Ad-ver′bi-al

,
Adj.
[L.
adverbialis
: cf. F.
adverbial
.]
Of or pertaining to an adverb; of the nature of an adverb;
as, an
adverbial
phrase or form
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Adverbial

ADVERB'IAL

,
Adj.
Pertaining to an adverb.

Definition 2021


adverbial

adverbial

English

Adjective

adverbial (comparative more adverbial, superlative most adverbial)

  1. (grammar) Of or relating to an adverb.
    • 1988, Andrew Radford, chapter 9, in Transformational grammar: a first course, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, page 495:
      And in (123) below, a (bracketed) Adverbial Phrase has undergone WH MOVEMENT:
      (123) (a)      [How quickly] will he drink the beer —?
      (123) (b)      [How carefully] did he plan his campaign —?
      (123) (c)      [How well] did he treat her —?

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

adverbial (plural adverbials)

  1. (grammar) An adverbial word or phrase.

See also

Translations


Catalan

Adjective

adverbial m, f (masculine and feminine plural adverbials)

  1. adverbial

Derived terms


French

Pronunciation

Adjective

adverbial m (feminine singular adverbiale, masculine plural adverbiaux, feminine plural adverbiales)

  1. adverbial

German

Etymology

Adverb + -ial

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔatvɛɐ̯ˈbi̯aːl/

Adjective

adverbial (not comparable)

  1. adverbial

Declension


Norwegian

Noun

adverbial

  1. adverbial

Inflection


Portuguese

Adjective

adverbial m, f (plural adverbiais, comparable)

  1. adverbial (of or relating to an adverb)

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowing from French adverbial and Latin adverbiālis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ad.ver.biˈal/

Adjective

adverbial m, n (feminine singular adverbială, masculine plural adverbiali, feminine and neuter plural adverbiale)

  1. adverbial

Declension


Spanish

Adjective

adverbial m, f (plural adverbiales)

  1. adverbial

Swedish

Noun

adverbial n

  1. an adverbial word or phrase

Declension

Inflection of adverbial 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative adverbial adverbialet adverbial adverbialen
Genitive adverbials adverbialets adverbials adverbialens

Related terms

  • adverbialsats
  • rumsadverbial