hodiernal


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hodiernal

(ˌhəʊdɪˈɜːnəl)
adj
1. literary belonging or relating to the present day
2. (Grammar) grammar (of a grammatical tense) relating to the present day, such as events occurring either earlier or later today
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Literature is a point outside of our hodiernal circle through which a new one may be described.
For all these of course are exceptions, and the rule and hodiernal life of a good man is benefaction.
HODIERNAL A Pertaining to the present day B Living forever C Duped husband who am I?
Por su parte, Schwenter (1994: 31) sostiene que, en espanol peninsular, el PP se emplea como hodiernal (hoy) perfectivo y ha aumentado en frecuencia, mientras que el PS se usa para reportar situaciones que ocurrieron antes del hoy.
9) El PP se usa para referirse a eventos pasados del hoy (uso hodiernal, ejemplo 1), el ayer (uso hesternal, ejemplo 2), y momentos anteriores al ayer, ya sea cercanos o lejanos en la linea temporal (ejemplos 3 y 4), incluyendo el pasado remoto (ejemplo 5).
Si se da la presencia de algun elemento temporal objetivo, se tiene en cuenta si este es (a) hodiernal (dentro de las 24 horas del dia), (b) hesternal (ayer), (c) anual (dentro del mismo ano), (d) preanual (anterior al ano pasado), o (e) inespecifico.
Igualmente, el factor de sintagma adverbial es un excelente candidato para un posible predominio del PPC, con una preponderancia del hodiernal para el PPC, pero con unos valores igualmente altos para los demas tiempos, dado un cambio en marcha que tiende a extender las posibilidades temporales del PPC.
Both are found in hodiernal and remote-past reference times, but the aorist alone is found in contexts with an immediate-past reference time.
Another instance of grammatically conditioned downstep occurs in the hodiernal perfective.
Example (41) shows how the grammatical tones of the hodiernal perfective result in a downstep.
What distinguishes the two sets of varieties is that in the latter the PP is used as a hodiernal past.
For no matter how unfairly habit keeps the downtrodden down and the recipients of fortune fortunate, its absence, as James sees it, would bring the hodiernal machine to a psychically disastrous halt: