inflexion is unknown in Malay, and gender has no place in the grammar of the language.
Nevertheless, when introduced into English, it takes an English inflexion.
Without expression or inflexion the long unbroken flow of chosen words had rumbled off his tongue.
The words themselves have neither form nor inflexion which indicates it.
The inflexion in the word just cited is due to the rules of Sanskrit grammar.
On the last words, there was certainly an inflexion of sarcasm.
The Tasmanians spoke a fairly copious agglutinating language, well marked as to parts of speech, syntax and inflexion.
The change, in both languages, is a change from one kind of inflexion to another.
Caught by the inflexion of her voice, Gore looked at her more closely through the gathering dusk.
"Of course not," he affirmed with almost an inflexion of puritanical rigour.
inflection in·flec·tion (ĭn-flěk'shən)
An inward bending.
A change in the form of a word to reflect different grammatical functions of the word in a sentence. English has lost most of its inflections. Those that remain are chiefly possessive ('s), as in “the boy's hat”; plural (-s), as in “the three girls”; and past tense (-d or -ed), as in cared. Other inflections are found in pronouns — as in he, him, his — and in irregular words such as think/thought, child/children, and mouse/mice.