frequentative


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a verb form that serves to express frequent repetition of an action

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One of them was due to frequentative auditory tube infection, the other three without definitive cause.
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As suggested in Figure 2 (see also the footnote 3), before the Merge of the frequentative adverb in the specifier of the corresponding functional projection (according to the Cinque hierarchy), a probing head [K.
Attenuation as a main property of diminutive semantics seems to go hand in hand with the features of reduced segment size and lack of continuity, and these features can be compared to what Croatian grammars call frequentative (or iterative) verbs (see Baric et al.
In this hygiene norm limitary values are indicated just for equivalent and maximum sound levels, and frequentative characteristics of noise are currently not evaluated.
These nominal formations are probably related to the frequentative verbal stem that is productive in most modern Ethiopian languages, which also has reduplication of [C.
The other, FREQUENTATIVELY, appears in 'Wiktionary', an online dictionary, defined as 'in a frequentative way'.
The following abbreviations are used in the glosses: ABL ablative, ABS absolutive, ACC accusative, AOR aorist, ASSERT assertion, A:DCL affirmative declarative, COMP complementizer, COP copula, DAT dative, EMPH emphatic, ERG ergative, F future, FREQ frequentative, INF infinitive, IPF imperfective, IRR irrealis, KINPOSS kin possessive, LOC locative, NEG negative, NOM nominative, OPT optative, PC past completive, PER periphrasis form, PF perfective, PL plural, POSS possessive, PRF perfect, PROP proprietive, PST past, PTP participle, PURP purposive, QUOT quotation, SBST substantivizer, SG singular, SRSS superessive, and SUG suggestive.
Throughout act one, there is on the surface a "lightness of being" conveyed by a narrative style at once matter-of-fact and elegant, an easy flow of movement, a slow pace synchronized to human time, of minor activities in the mode of frequentative.
It is also suggested it is a frequentative of buck, 'push, butt; batter, fight', late sixteenth-early twentieth century.
What cerebration accompanied his frequentative act?
Ransackle took a -le suffix because it was a frequentative.
What we are given is a process in the frequentative mode.
Like Keats after him, Ovid uses adverbs of recurrence to suggest a frequentative ritual:
In a later place he also discusses the word `spark' commenting `by adding le, it is made the Frequentative to Sparkle, which is to continue to send out little Particles of Fire, and to disperse them about .