apodosis


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a·pod·o·sis

 (ə-pŏd′ə-sĭs)
n. pl. a·pod·o·ses (-sēz′)
The main clause of a conditional sentence, as The game will be canceled in The game will be canceled if it rains.

[Late Latin, from Greek, from apodidonai, to give back : apo-, apo- + didonai, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

apodosis

(əˈpɒdəsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1. (Logic) logic grammar the consequent of a conditional statement, as the game will be cancelled in if it rains the game will be cancelled. Compare protasis
2. (Grammar) logic grammar the consequent of a conditional statement, as the game will be cancelled in if it rains the game will be cancelled. Compare protasis
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek: a returning or answering (clause), from apodidonai to give back]

a•pod•o•sis

(əˈpɒd ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
the clause expressing the consequence in a conditional sentence, as then I will in If you go, then I will; conclusion. Compare protasis (def. 1).
[1630–40; < Late Latin < Greek: a returning, answering clause]

apodosis

the clause that expresses the consequence in a conditional sentence. Cf. protasis.
See also: Grammar
Translations

apodosis

[əˈpɒdəsɪs] Napódosis f
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Con los predicados telicos, si en la protasis del condicional el verbo contiene el aspecto imperfecto, resultara falso el condicional cuando en la apodosis se afirma que ya se realizo la situacion referida en la protasis; pero si el mismo predicado se presenta en la protasis con aspecto perfecto, el condicional resultara verdadero: "Si Alejandro esta construyendo un edificio, entonces ya lo construyo" es un condicional falso; "Si Alejandro ha construido un edificio, entonces ya lo construyo" es un condicional verdadero.
English or German) perspective, a non-past form in the protasis or apodosis of a real (factual) condition is to be expected; in contrast, Semitic languages allow for a much broader array of possibilities, mainly in hypotactic, but also in paratactic structures.
The apodosis is the consequence of a condition, such as "make lemonade".
Por ultimo, 71,43% (15) de los casos de condicional que pudieron haberse intercambiado con el subjuntivo aparecen en las apodosis de las oraciones condicionales.
Finally, I will discuss the conditioning factors influencing the choice of will or shall in the apodosis of /conditionals as well as those that allow either modal auxiliary (5.
22)--with the unspoken apodosis plainly conveying, "let us consign him to permanent misery," or some such sentence.
21) Expresiones similares tales como: <<Es capaz de destruir una celula CD38 por apoptosis, citotoxicidad mediada por la celula dependiente del anticuerpo (ADCC) y citotoxicidad dependiente del complemento (CDC), es capaz de destruir dicha celula CD38 por apodosis en ausencia de celulas del estroma o de citocinas>>, <<Es capaz de destruir mas de 62% de celulas DND-41 de leucemia por apoptosis en ausencia de celulas del estroma o de citocinas derivadas del estroma>>, <<Es capaz de destruir mas del 27% de las celulas UNDVL de linfoma>>.
By contrast, the only way in which one could legitimately say that the relationship of "following" as understood in the third sense is deniable would be if the nature of the subject of the protasis did not logically entail the nature of the subject of the apodosis.
This phenomenon, usually referred to as temporal backshifting in the literature (DANCYGIER, 1998; DANCYGIER; SWEETSER, 2005), is claimed here to be related to two main tense alternations: (i) present of indicative/future of subjunctive in the protasis; (ii) present of indicative/future of indicative in the apodosis.
61) En tal caso, laprotasis "Es como si" determina la impresion referencial chocarrera y divertida de la apodosis que asimila, por una parte, "Paris" /calurosa/ y la <<orina>> que es /caliente/ y, de otra parte, su disimilacion con lo /entibiado/ de esta misma <<orina>> una vez que ha sido vertida--isotopia de la /liquidez/- <<sin percatarse>>.