imperative mood

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Related to imperative mood: indicative mood, Infinitive mood, interrogative mood, subjunctive mood, Imperative sentence
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Noun1.imperative mood - a mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior
modality, mood, mode - verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
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felszólító mód
modo imperativo
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Imperative mood, present tense: Do not thou go home, let him not go home, let us not go home, do not ye or you go home, let not them go home.
For example, both in Estonian and Lithuanian the imperative mood is used to express imperativeness with highly different shades--starting with a polite wish and ending with a peremptory command.
Nominative and genitive singular forms and the 2nd person singular form of the imperative mood contain no affixes, i.
According to this scenario, Kihnu speakers have derived the simple interrogative sentence with a verb in the imperative mood from a complex sentence with omitted main clause.
Those verbs do not have, respectively, a nasal or liquid in the 1st and 2nd person singular and plural in the present tense forms of the indicative mood, in the 2nd person singular of the imperative mood and the negative present form, identical to it.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said the western states changed their behavior towards Iran's nuclear program from an imperative mood to a begging mood after Tehran gained access to above 20 percent uranium enrichment capability.
They cover their skin in stains, they augment themselves with antlers, they fold themselves up like paper cranes, and they do so in the bold presumption of the imperative mood.
In the imperative mood in particular, the unmarked person is the second and not the third (cf.
Investigation of an instructional text will require the children to identify step-by-step directions based on processes written in the imperative mood, such as commands (Blaxell & Winch, 1999).
The Greek imperative mood in the New Testament; a cognitive and communicative approach.
As a command, this sentence would have to be in the imperative mood (aka mode), with a comma after "God" and an exclamation point replacing the period at the end: "God, bless America
However, there are passages that seem alternately ill-suited to one of these audience groups, either because of insufficient explanation of theoretical concepts or the use of the imperative mood in the writing.