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Can you give me atleast one noun that does not have an adjective form?
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My aunt is crazy. (I think.) She gives me auntly advice??
Interesting - because we have uncle and avuncular.
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Is THAT what that means?? Emotion: thinking

It's a male world! Emotion: nodding
No "avauntular", hunh? Too bad.

CJ
"auntly" is listed at http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auntly , as is "auntlike".

Anyone know the Latin word for aunt? Maybe we could coin an adjective from that.
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AH020387Can you give me at least one noun that does not have an adjective form?
Since almost all nouns can be used in compounds as adjectives (e.g., photo shoot), I assume you are only interested in the absence of adjective forms that are not zero-related to the corresponding nouns. I further assume adding -like or similar ad hoc endings doesn't count (a bridge-like statue, a puppy-ish look).

Off the top of my head, I think these qualify:

wall, bridge, building, puppy, duckling, commitment, breakfast, clock, goal, saying, journal, advance, pace, growth

CJ
Geez, I can't believe it! I was just kidding, and didn't bother to look it up. I thought I really had one.

Thanks Wordy. You really know how to spoil a party! Emotion: happy
Mr WordyLatin word for aunt
www.archives.nd.edu/cgi-bin/wordes.exe?aunt

amita father's sister

matertera mother's sister

CJ
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