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Universal degree modifiers
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The universal degree is expressed by modifiers such as heeltemalcompletely, for example as in:

Example 1

Hy is heeltemal tevrede.
He is completely satisfied.
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To express a universal degree of application to an adjective, modifiers are used, which could be adverbs or multi-word adjuncts. The synonymous adverbs heeltemalcompletely and totaaltotally, are used as follows:

Example 2

Die bewering is heeltemal ongegrond.
The allegation is completely unfounded.
Example 3

'n totaal onbekende variant van die virus
a totally unknown variant of the virus

Examples of word groups used as modifiers are geheel en alaltogether and ten vollewholly, also largely synonomous with the adverb modifiers above::

Example 4

Die situasie is geheel en al belaglik.
The situation is altogether ridiculous.
Example 5

Dit behoort in April ten volle in gebruik te wees.
it should in April wholly in use to be
It should be wholly operational in April.

Some adjectives which morphologically incorporate a universal description, like wêreldwydworldwide, also belong here. That is, they do not just involve a high degree, but a universal degree quantification:

Example 6

'n toenemende wêreldwye bewustheid
an increasing worldwide consciousness
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