- (grammar) A category of words that modify various types of words, phrases, and clauses, chiefly verbs and never nouns; typically formed from adjectives by adding -ly in English.
Etymology: From Latin ad ("to") + verbum ("word").
- Dutch: bijwoord(nl)n
- French: adverbe
- German: Adverb , Umstandswort
- Italian: avverbio(it)m
- Spanish: adverbio(es)m
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