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attributive adjective

Attributive adjectives are adjectives that describe a characteristic (or attribute) of the noun or pronoun that they modify. They form part of a noun phrase, appearing immediately before (or sometimes after) the noun in a sentence.
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Philosophy relative to an understood domain, as small in that elephant is small
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In contrast, many of the adjectives of type [-s, -e] cannot be used attributively.
Note that afhankelijk van can also be used attributively, that afhankelijk van and vertrouwd met can be used in the [adjective + prepositional object + second pole] construction type (see Table 1) and that the three adjectives also (marginally) allow for splitting of the pronominal adverb (see Table 2).
To sum up, adjectives of type [+s, +e] typically split the pronominal adverb, they can be used attributively, and they form comparative derivations.
Moreover, many of the adjectives of type [-s, -e] that marginally allow for splitting, display other substantial differences in grammatical behavior; some can be used attributively and some can be used in the [adjective + prepositional object + second pole] construction type.
That is, they can all be used attributively, if the valence of the adjective allows them to, and they all form comparative derivations.
In the expression kant-enklaar 'ready for use', the meaning of klaar (voor) is not ambiguous and the expression can be used attributively.
For example, we have a non-collateral adjective fatherly, a POSS noun like father's, a combining form patr- (patri-, patro-), and even a noun itself used attributively like father in father figure in rivalry with a CA paternal.
Finally, as to the nouns used attributively, the most important thing is the fact that all nouns have a potential to be used as premodifiers of any nouns.
I have also considered the differences between CAs on the one hand; and non-collateral adjectives, POSS nouns, combining forms, and nouns used attributively on the other.