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- adj. Having the ability to catenate, or form chains.
Pullum explains in precise and formal terms: "In English you can take not only an adjunct but also a predicative complement or a nonfinite catenative complement and prepose them pop them at the front of the clause for a special effect."
On other occasions Yoda strands auxiliary verbs at the end of a sentence by transposing their catenative components toward the beginning: