Participles are verbal adjectives. Participles are like adjectives in that:
  • 1. they have both case and number,
  • 2. they can modify other nouns and pronouns.

Participles are like verbs in that:

  • 1. they are formed from verb stems,
  • 2. they have both voice and tense (although tense only signifies aspect),
  • 3. they can take both an object and an indirect object,
  • 4. they are modified by adverbs.

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