imperative mood


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Related to imperative mood: indicative mood, Infinitive mood, interrogative mood, subjunctive mood, Imperative sentence
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Synonyms for imperative mood

a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior

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It means that it does not show the person or number of the recipient or the time when the action takes place, having become a modal marker of the imperative mood (Valeckien e 1998 : 79).
In order to get a first morphological classification of Livonian gradation in nominal and verbal paradigms, here the genitive and partitive case singular and genitive plural forms of nominals and the 3rd person singular form of the indicative mood, the 2nd person singular form of the imperative mood, and the infinitive form of verbs will be used.
Recall example (22), repeated in (37), from Wiedemann, who also observed the peculiar use of the imperative mood instead of the conditional in Old Written Estonian.
c) trisyllabic single-stem verbs in the 1st and 2nd person singular present forms of the indicative mood, 1st, 2nd and 3rd person singular past forms of the indicative mood and 2nd person singular of the imperative mood, e.
It is well known that in later Old Indo-Aryan the imperative mood inherited some of the forms (i.
Then he considers previous accounts of the Greek imperative mood in New Testament and linguistic studies.
For example, the imperative mood, as in 14, encodes the information that the intended message is as some type of directive, leaving the precise directive subtype unaddressed:
The common tribesmen speak that language to one another, mostly at times of stress and in the imperative mood.
Though less research has been done on the chronology of this development, we note here the following facts: in the Hellenistic and Roman period, negative imperatives could be easily found, which shows that the imperative mood was still licensed in the INFL functional node and not in the new MOOD functional category.
When a graceful, smiling Cambodian waitress expresses the hope, in the imperative mood, that you enjoy your breakfast, you can't help wondering what she means by it, if anything at all.
Tiger: The imperative mood of the verb to take, as in "Tiger look at this, Reg".
The 2nd person singular form of the imperative mood has no endings and, thus, represents a pure stem.
The prefix conjugation is a result of the merging of the prefixes with the basic verbal form, which is the [empty set]-marked form, also used for the imperative mood.
What permits, or even conditions, such a reading is the fact that the verbs "Behold" (17), "emerge" (20), and "view again" (21) can swing from the indicative mood, which is invariably presumed by the criticism to be their grammatical status, into the imperative mood.