- Grammar. pertaining to, resembling, derived from, or containing a pronoun: “My” in “my book” is a pronominal adjective. “There” is a pronominal adverb.
- Heraldry. noting the coat of arms on a quartered escutcheon: customarily occupying the first quarter and being the original coat of arms of the paternal line.
- Grammar. a pronominal word.
Origin of pronominal
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Examples from the Web for pronominal
But Mr. Darwin's pronominal "we," in this connection, admits of qualification.Life: Its True Genesis
R. W. Wright
There is of course no pronominal gender in Mohave, so "his" is ambiguous.Seven Mohave Myths
A. L. Kroeber
The interrogative pronoun (and pronominal adjective) is kiu, who, which.A Complete Grammar of Esperanto
Ivy Kellerman Reed
That it is pronominal where it is in apposition with another noun.The English Language
Robert Gordon Latham
His pronominal substitution of It for He does not achieve a revolution in theology.The Critical Game
John Albert Macy
- relating to or playing the part of a pronoun
C17: from Late Latin prōnōminālis, from prōnōmen a pronoun
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