Comparative Group ACTIVE

Denotes intermediate degree of the comparison of adjectives.

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
pawtro+ subj comp Somewhat …er.
pletro+ subj comp Much …er.
tro+ rel>comp Comparative constructor. This prefix does not mean "more", "better" or "greater." Use the appropriate element to denote this case, especially for absolute-class elements.
troalt* comp pos Higher (than).
trobon* comp pos Better (than).
trobrev* comp neg sta Shorter (than).
trobrew* comp abl Lighter (than). Levity
trobros* comp pos sta Heavier (than).
trofort* comp ess sta m itg Relative strength. Strength
trofortewos* comp abl sta Weaker (than).
trofortos* comp pos ess Stronger (than).
trolex* comp neg sta Lower (than). Down
trolonqos* comp pos ess sta Longer (than). Length (primary linear dimension)
tromal* comp neg sta Worse (than).
tromeq* pos comp Greater (than).
tromeqif* comp pos cau tr To grow, increase.
tromeqift* comp pos cau pa To grow, increase.
tromin* comp neg sta Smaller (than), lesser (than). Smallness
tropaw+ neg comp Less … (than). Applies to relative-class elements that do not already have positive-class or negative-class assignments.
trople+ pos comp More … (than). Applies to relative-class elements that do not already have positive-class or negative-class assignments.
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Comparison Supergroup

rel Relative Denotes concepts for which comparison is valid and meaningful.
abs Absolute Denotes concepts that are intrinsic, for which comparison is invalid, impossible or meaningless.
ind Indeterminate The meaning is not specific and can cover a range of meaning.
comp Comparative Denotes intermediate degree of the comparison of adjectives.
sup Superlative Denotes the highest degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs.
ext Extremitive Denotes an extreme or extraordinary degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs.

These groups are mutually exclusive.

The relative modifiers apply only to the Relative group. They are meaningless with the other groups.

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