Denominatives and Verbal Nouns

Check out Denominatives and Verbal Nouns by rogersgeorge. Here is an excerpt:

I mentioned this topic twice before over the years (here and here), but not with the actual names. So here’s an appropriate Calvin and Hobbes comic, and my definitions afterwards.

When you make a verb out of a noun, we call the word a denominative. For example, chair.

When you make a noun out…

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