12 julio, 2024

Multiform words: what they are and examples

What are multiform words?

The multiform words They are those that are pronounced the same, but are written differently, generally differentiated by the diacritical accent and by belonging to different grammatical categories.

It can be a single word or a phrase, for example: in the meantime, in the meantime, why, because, you lie down, on your back.

Let’s look at some of the examples: Meanwhile is an adverb of time, while between so much is a phrase composed of a preposition (between) and so muchan adverb of quantity: “Meanwhilehe was reading a book”, “she smiled Meanwhile pain».

In the case of piggyback: to is a preposition and slopes It is a noun. lay downfor its part, is the conjugation of the present simple indicative of the verb to lie down, of the second person singular: “Cargaba piggyback its history and its tradition”, “You lie down always early, right?

As to because, because and because: because is a sequence composed of the preposition by and the interrogative or exclamative thatwith which questions are asked or exclamatory sentences are introduced: “Because are you yelling at me?», «I want to know because!”.

Becausegrammatically, is a noun that is equivalent to cause, reason or motive: «I need to study the because S of this behaviour”.

Because, for its part, is an unstressed conjunction, and that is why it is written without an accent. It usually heads the answers to the interrogative sequence because: «Because you were late? Because I didn’t get transportation.»

Examples of multiform words

There are many multiform words found in the Spanish language, but the most common are listed below:

– Because: it is an unstressed conjunction (without accent) used with an explanatory meaning: «I come early because I was able to do it.»

– Why: it is a noun equivalent to cause or reason: “We do not know the because of his reaction.»

– Why: it is an interrogative sequence formed by the preposition by and the conjunction thatwith tilde: “Because Didn’t Roger come?

– Where: is a relative adverb: “It could be where I left my bag.»

– Where: is an interrogative adverb: “Where find a cafe open at this time?

– Where: is a relative adverb: “Where to wherever I see it is dark”.

– Where: interrogative adverb: “Where to Did the boys hide?

– To where: it is a preposition combined with a relative adverb: “we are going where to we agreed».

– If not: in this case it is the combination of a conditional conjunction and an adverb: “But you pay on time, they will give you a fine”.

– Otherwise: this is an adversative conjunction in which the choice of one option over another is indicated: “I don’t want to see you tomorrow, but right now».

– Sino: masculine noun that means destiny: “My but is to sing”.

– Conque: it is a conjunction that is used whenever it is equivalent to “so that”: “!With what You wanted to surprise me!»

– With that: it is a preposition in the relative mode: “with what come quickly, enough”.

– With what: it is a preposition in the interrogative mode: “With what Should we mix the sauce?

– How: is an adverb of interrogation: “As Did we reach the goal?»

– As: relative adverb: «His voice sounded as A flute».

– Como: conjugation of the present simple indicative, of the first person singular, of the verb to eat: “I usually don’t as fry”.

Which: is an interrogative adverb: “Which Is that the side of the house that you will be taking the picture of?”

– Cual: relative adverb: “He howled which wolf».

– How much: it is an interrogative adverb, which can also function as a pronoun: “How much Will it take to open the door? (interrogative adverb)”, “On the table there were several pencils, I did not know how many (pronoun)».

– How much: can be used as an adjective, adverb or pronoun: “How much the more you can save, the better (adjective)”, “All your actions affect how many they love you (pronoun)”.

– What: it is an interrogative or exclamatory adverb, and also a relative pronoun and adjective: That does this symbol mean? (interrogative)», «That Wonderful! (exclamatory)», «You don’t know that expect from them (pronoun)”.

– Que: it is a relative pronoun or a conjunction: “Tell him that do not invest in those stocks.”

– Who: is a pronoun, which can also be used in its interrogative and exclamatory modes: Who arrive?», «Who I could have that pearl!”

– Who: relative pronoun used to refer to people: “Elizabeth was who He said to bring it.»

– There: is an adverb of place: “There there are the books that I told you about”.

– There is: it is the present indicative of the verb to have impersonal: “There is Lots of things to pick up.»

– Ay: it is an interjection used to express pain or surprise: “¡Oh! The man yelled as he rubbed his knee.

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