animacy
Noun

animacy (uncountable)

  1. (linguistics) In some languages, the characteristic of a noun, dependent on its living or sentient nature, which affects grammatical features (it can modify verbs used with the noun, affect the noun's declension, etc.).
Antonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: animéité, animacité
  • German: Belebtheit
  • Portuguese: animacidade
  • Russian: одушевлённость



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