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A summary of the conjugation system of Ithaure verbs
This public article was written by utvolsgr, and last updated on 17 Nov 2015, 20:34.

[comments] Menu 1. Voice 2. Tense 3. Aspect
[top]Voice

Active (ACTActive voice (valency, volition)
the subject acts, voluntarily
)
- A voice that shows the subject acting. Passive (PASSPassive voice (valency)
be verb-ed
)
- A voice that shows the subject being acted upon.
[top]Tense
Distant Past (PDISDistant past (tense)
events which occurred a long time ago
)
- A tense that speaks of things that happened before today. Past Hodiernal (PHODPast hodiernal (tense)
'earlier today'
)
- A tense that speaks of things that happened earlier today. Near Past (PNEANear past (tense)
past events that occurred recently
)
- A tense that speaks of things that happened recently (in relation to the current conversation). Aorist (AORAorist (tense/aspect)
usually the simple past
)
- A tense that speaks of current actions, general facts, and completed actions; equivalent to the gnomic (GNOGnomic (aspect/mood)
common, timeless truths
) and the present (PRESPresent tense (tense)
current
). Near Future (FNEANear future (tense)
something that will happen in not much time
)
- A tense that speaks of things that will happen soon (in relation to the current conversation). Future Hodiernal (FHODFuture hodiernal (tense)
'later today'
)
- A tense that speaks of things that will happen later today. Distant Future (FDISDistant future (tense)
something that will happen far into the future
)
- A tense that speaks of things that will happen after today. Jussive (JUSJussive (mood)
command or exhort
)
- A tense that indicates a command; equivalent to the hortative (HORTHortative (mood)
'let's...'
) or the imperative (IMPImperative (mood)
command
).
[top]Aspect
Simple (SMPLSimple (class)
a simple form (cf. compound form, eg. phrasal verb)
)
- An aspect referring to the basic action of the verb. Continuous (CONTContinuative (tense/aspect)
continuous or durational action
)
- An aspect referring to actions that are currently occurring (in relation to the current conversation); also known as the progressive (PROGProgressive (aspect)
be verb-ing
). Conditional (CONDConditional (mood)
[if X,] then I would...
)
- An aspect referring to actions that may occur; equivalent to "could," "if," "may," or "would." Habitual (HABHabitual (aspect)
done often or out of habit
)
- An aspect referring to actions that happen many times (a habit). Abilitative (ABILAbilitative (mood)
expresses ability
)
- An aspect referring to actions that "able," "can," "could," or "may" occur. Debitive (DEBDebitive (mood)
'should'
)
- An aspect referring to actions that should occur.
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