Superlative Group ACTIVE

Indicates the highest degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs.

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy
bas* sup abl loc Base. Base
basoj* all act m itg Motion to(wards) the base. Descent
fin* pos sup dis itg End, finish, finale. End (Time)
finos* sup init ess Finished, complete, done.
korw* pos sup dis tg Uppermost part, uppermost segment, head. Summit
-m* rel > sup Superlative constructor. This prefix does not mean "most", "best" or "greatest." Use the appropriate element to denote this case, especially for absolute-class elements.
altm* pos sup ess sta Highest (among).
bonm* pos sup Best (among). Good
brevm* neg sup ess sta Shortest (among).
brosm* sup ess sta Heaviest (among).
mofortew* sup abl Weakest (among).
fortosm* sup ess sta Strongest (among).
lexm* neg ess sta Lowest (among).
lonqosm* sup pos ess sta Longest (among).
malm* neg sup ess sta Worst (among). Badness
meqm* pos sup ess sta Greatest (among).
momin* neg sup Smallest (among), least (among). Smallness
mopaw+ neg sup Least … (among). Applies to relative-class elements that do not already have positive-class or negative-class assignments.
mople+ pos sup Most … (among). Applies to relative-class elements that do not already have positive-class or negative-class assignments.
vakm* sup neg ess sta Emptiest (among).
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Details and Notes]]

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.

Thesaurus

Name Gloss
Base Foundational or bottommost vertical extreme.
Beginning (Order)
End (Order)
Maximum Limit of greatness.
Minimum Limit of smallness.
Summit Topmost vertical extreme.
Superexcellence

Subgroups

Abbreviation Name Definition

Roots

Element Class(es) Gloss / Clarification Taxonomy

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