indicative mood


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Synonyms for indicative mood

a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact

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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.
2) The combination of gradation and 3G also occurs in kohahta-type 'to cough (once)' verbs with a trisyllabic stem among which weak-grade forms that are subjected to 3G are the present and past 1st and 2nd person singular forms of the indicative mood and the 2nd person singular of the imperative mood, e.
3) The combination of gradation and 3G also occurs in two-stem verbs such as paeDa 'to flee', among which strong-grade forms geminate in the 1st and 2nd person of the present and past forms of the indicative mood, in the 3rd person of the past tense and in the 2nd person of the imperative mood, e.
1 The affirmative forms of the stative identificative copulative in the indicative mood with a noun as complement
2 The negative forms of the personal and impersonal stative copulatives in the indicative mood with a noun as complement
In Mansi, the subjective (indefinite) and objective (definite) conjugations can be distinguished in the active voice in both the indicative mood and evidential mood.
In a 2007 study, Campbell (Greek, Hebrew, and New Testament, Moore Theological College, Sydney, Australia) developed a model of the aspectual network within the Greek indicative mood that he thinks exhibits greater explanatory power than previous ones, and accounts for aspectual and spatial oppositions.
The indicative mood has two simple tenses--the present (Pr) and the imperfect (Ipf).
In the indicative and conditional mood, the negative forms do not distinguish between tense in the indicative mood, between the three persons in the singular and between the second and third person in the plural.
Verbal aspect, the indicative mood, and narrative; soundings in the Greek of the New Testament.
He does not aspire to solve all the problems of verbal aspect, but to build a bit on the existing scholarship and its benefits for understanding and using Greek with reference to the indicative mood with the genre of narrative.
In other words, the verb is in the indicative mood, but the sentence structure expresses some kind of a condition (Palmer 1986 : 189).
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.
The las-construction (las + the indicative mood present / da-infinitive) acts similarly to the jussive by mediating mainly permissibility and non-prohibition but also less categoric obligation (EKG II 186):
Aldona Paulauskiene, too, thinks that semantically the compound forms of the request particle and the indicative mood fit into the imperative paradigm (Paulauskiene 1994 : 312).