Periphrastic sentence example

periphrastic
  • The periphrastic superlatives also greatly outnumber the inflectional superlatives from the Late Middle English period onwards.
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  • The earliest example of this periphrastic perfect carries us back to the 15th century.
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  • Much of this must have taken place, according to the theory, in the prehistoric period; but the loss of weak consonants, of y, and of one of two repeated consonants, and the development of periphrastic conjugations continued to the end.
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