What is participial?

  • (adj): Of or relating to or consisting of participles.
    Example: "Participial inflections"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on participial:

... the function of a participle is called a participle phrase or participial phrase (participial is the adjective derived from participle) ... For example, looking hard at the sign and beaten by his father are participial phrases based respectively on an English present participle and past participle ... Participial phrases are a type of non-finite clause ...
Proto-Indo-European Verbs - Post-PIE Developments
... In some participial constructions, however, an aorist participle can have either a tensal or aspectual meaning.) It is assumed that this distinction of ... Sanskrit, all three could be freely replaced by a participial construction ... which was later displaced by a participial past tense ...
Sotho Parts Of Speech - Copulatives - Forming The Copulative
... The rules may be classed into 3 categories (plain predication or zero copula, participial, past relative clause participial) and each category may be further divided into 2 groups (all persons with ... Plain Rule 1 Rule 2 + SC + CB + ke + CB – ha + SC + CB – hase + CB Participial Rule 3 Rule 4 + SC + le and CB + e + le and CB – SC + se and CB – e + se and CB Relative Rule 5 Rule 6 + RC + le + ng and CB ... Note that the participial sub-mood is the basis for all relative clause constructions (used in rules 3 to 6) ...
Sotho Deficient Verbs - Classification
... It is clear that most groups are followed by participial or subjunctive moods, which are precisely the moods often used when forming sequences of verbs ... classification Group Type of complement I Full participial II Past subjunctive III Perfect subjunctive IV Full sequence V Present and/or perfect participial VI Infinitive Within the groups, the ...

More definitions of "participial":

  • (noun): A non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses.
    Synonyms: participle