substantival

[ suhb-stuh n-tahy-vuh l ]
/ ˌsʌb stənˈtaɪ vəl /

adjective

noting, of, or pertaining to a substantive.

Origin of substantival

First recorded in 1825–35; substantive + -al1

Related forms

sub·stan·ti·val·ly, adverbnon·sub·stan·ti·val, adjectivenon·sub·stan·ti·val·ly, adverb
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