Definitions for jussiveˈdʒʌs ɪv

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  1. jussive(a.)

    Indicating or expressive of a mild command; as, the jussive case. -- n. The jussive case; a jussive mood, form, word, or construction.


  1. jussive(Noun)

    : The jussive mood.

  2. jussive(Adjective)

    Inflected to indicate commands, permission or agreement with a request.

    The jussive mood is similar to the cohortative mood, except that it also applies to verbs in the second and third person. Although the jussive mood is absent from English, it is present in Arabic and Esperanto.


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