Translation of "inflection" - English-Spanish dictionary

inflection

noun UK also inflexion uk /ɪnˈflek.ʃən/ us

A specialized language a change in or addition to the form of a word that shows a change in the way it is used in sentences

inflexión, desinencia
If you add the plural inflection ‘-s’ to ‘dog’ you get ‘dogs’.

the way in which the sound of your voice changes during speech, for example when you emphasize particular words

entonación, inflexión
His voice was low and flat, with almost no inflection.

(Translation of “inflection” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

inflection

noun /inˈflekʃən/

(linguistics) the way in which the basic form of a word, especially its ending, changes to show a difference in its grammatical function.

desinencia, flexión

(linguistics) one of the forms of a word that is not its basic form.

desinencia, flexión

(linguistics) one of the parts that has been added to a word that is not its basic form

desinencia, flexión
inflectional adjective

inflexional

(Translation of “inflection” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)