133 examples of connectives in sentences
The name of the place is pronounced Mish-i-nim-auk-in-ong, by the Indians, The term mishi, as heard in mishipishiu, panther, and mishigenabik, a gigantic serpent of fabled notoriety, signifies great; nim, appears to be derived from nimi, to dance, and auk from autig, tree or standing object; ong is the common termination for locality, the vowels i (second and fifth syllable) being brought into the compound word as connectives.
Three or more simple sentences may indeed form a compound sentence; but, as they cannot be joined in a cluster, they must have two or more connectives.
Modifiers or adverbs; 6. Prepositions; 7. Connectives or conjunctions."
Hence some of our modern grammarians, by the help of a few connectives, absurdly merge a great multitude of Indicative or Potential expressions in what they call the Subjunctive Mood.
3. How do relative pronouns differ from other connectives?
4. How do conjunctive adverbs differ from other connectives?
5. How do conjunctions differ from other connectives?
6. How do prepositions differ from other connectives?
His parts of speech are the following ten: "Names, Substitutes, Asserters, Adnames, Modifiers, Relatives, Connectives, Interrogatives, Repliers, and Exclamations."The Gram., p. 20.
The third period, likewise, is a compound, having three parts, with the two connectives than and which.
All active verbs to which something is subjoined by when, where, whence, how, or why, must be accounted intransitive, unless we suppose them to govern such nouns of time, place, degree, manner, or cause, as correspond to these connectives; as, "I know why she blushed."
But, because they are not transitive, some of them become connectives to such words as are in the same case and signify the same thing.
and and et are here regular connectives.
"Connectives are particles that unite words or sentences in construction.
They remove relatives, or other connectives, into the body of their clauses; as, 1.
and negative, do. CONJUNCTIONS, Etymol. of Conjunction, defined Conjunctions, how differ from other connectives nature and office of; R. F. MOTT quot.
Connective words, or connectives, kinds of, named do., how may be distinguished Consonants, divisions and subdivisions of properties of, as sharp, flat, labial, &c. Construing, whether differs from parsing Continuance of action, see Compound or Progressive Contractions, in the orthog.
without to Seeing and provided, as connectives, their class Seldom, adv., its comparison; use of, as an adj.
E.g., "Thus all the parts of speech are reducible to four; viz., Names, Verbs, Modes, Connectives."Enclytica, or Universal Gram., p. 8.
In respect to the case, the phrase than who is similar to than he, than they, &c., as has been observed by many grammarians; but, since than is a conjunction, and who or whom is a relative, it is doubtful whether it can be strictly proper to set two such connectives together, be the case of the latter which it may.
Connectives: prepositions, conjunctions.
The Relative or Conjunctive Pronouns.+The pronouns who, which, what (= that which), that, and as (after such) are more than equivalents for nouns, inasmuch as they serve as connectives.
They are often named relative pronouns because they relate to some antecedent either expressed or implied; they are equally well named conjunctive pronouns because they are used as connectives.
The use of wrong connectives.
Use different connectives and note the result, (Although it rained yesterday, I went to school) or, (It rained yesterday, but I went to school).