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This is the termination of the present participle and verbal adjective derived from verbs in -a.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Bessoun (in French, besson) means a twin, and the participle expresses the idea, clasped together like twins.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
"Nay, I wanna thinking-g o' that," Ned replied, strongly doubling the "g" that terminated the present participle.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
In this participle the termination -ing seems almost equivalent to that of the past participle: comp.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
Trod (or trodden), past participle of tread: ‘to tread a measure’ is a common expression, meaning ‘to dance.’
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
Rimac is the present participle of rimay, to speak, to prattle.
Indeed there are many that can express what we should call an adjective only by making a participle out of a verb.
LANGUAGEEDWARD SAPIR
The passive voice is formed by joining the participle preterit to the substantive verb, as I am loved.
Our verbs are observed by Dr. Wallis to be irregular only in the formation of the preterit, and its participle.
(past participle) ends in -ed, -d, or -t; in the latter, it ends in -en or -e.

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boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION