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Etymology:

From composition +‎ -al.


Adjective:

Adjective compositional (comparative more compositional, superlative most compositional) Of or pertaining to composition. The compositional aspects of this work are less than ideal. (linguistics) Being the sum of its parts. The phrase "sum of its parts" is entirely compositional. 1979, Edward S. Klima & Ursula Bellugi, The Signs of Language, page 202: A wet súit meaning a suit that is wet is a compositional phrase; a wét suit meaning a garment worn by skin divers is a compound. 2003, Jean Boase-Beier & Ken R. Lodge, The German Language: A Linguistic Introduction, page 153: We have already noted that compounds tend to have meanings that are not entirely compositional and would therefore need to be listed. 2004, Sergei Nirenburg & Victor Raskin, Ontological Semantics, page 106: Sentence meaning is compositional because, to a large extent, it depends on a combination of the meanings of sentence constituents, which implies the concept of semantic structure.


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18.comate
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