expletive (Q14671)

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expletive
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    word that doesn't add to the meaning of a sentence
    An expletive (also known as a dummy word) is a part of speech whose members have no meaning, but complete a sentence to make it grammatical [Crystal 1997,127;].
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    expletiu (Catalan)
    COMPLETED
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    ekspletiiv (Estonian)
    COMPLETED
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    espletivo (Italian)
    COMPLETED
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    Füllwort (German)
    COMPLETED
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    espletibo (Basque)
    COMPLETED
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    ekspletiv (Danish)
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    hikorð (Icelandic)
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    pertaras (Lithuanian)
    COMPLETED
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    wypełniacz (Polish)
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    expletiv (Romanian)
    AUTOMATIC
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    експлетив (Serbian)
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    fyldord (Danish)
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    uppfyllingarorð (Icelandic)
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    wyraz pusty (Polish)
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