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Definition   A word which more closely defines another word in the sentence according to its circumstances. We speak of an adverb when one can ask the control question ?How do I do something??. Example: He runs fast. Control question: How does he run? Fast. (adverb)

Full equivalents   Adverb (German)
Umstandswort (German)

Superordinate concepts   particle
word class
part of speech

Related concepts   adverbial
adverbial expression
adverb group
adverb phrase

Subordinate concepts   local adverb
temporal adverb
modal adverb
causal adverb
interrogative adverb
conjunctional adverb

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