declarative mood

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Related to declarative mood: indicative mood, imperative mood, interrogative mood
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Noun1.declarative mood - a mood (grammatically unmarked) that represents the act or state as an objective fact
modality, mood, mode - verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker
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Polar interrogation is expressed as part of verbal morphology in Purepecha (4), where the interrogative mood suffix -ki replaces the declarative mood suffix -ti.
Thus, in the verbiage there is little that is of stylistic importance which is interpersonal and signalled through the grammar, since declarative mood structures do not encourage much engagement.

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