jussive mood


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Noun1.jussive 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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All other verbs, with the exception of two defective verbs, have in addition to affirmative forms in the indicative, imperative, and jussive mood (with endings presented in Table 4) also special indicative and imperative negative aspect forms (with endings presented in Table 5), which are used with the corresponding negation verb forms.
Another interesting case is the use of jazm tt indicate vowellessness in general, whereas in Arabic it refers only to the jussive mood.
This generalized use of the third person imperative marker to express commands whose addressee can also be first and second person is known in Estonian descriptive tradition as jussive mood (see Erelt 2002).