Definitions for subjunctive
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subjunctive mood, subjunctiveadjective
a mood that represents an act or state (not as a fact but) as contingent or possible
relating to a mood of verbs
"subjunctive verb endings"
The subjunctive mood.
A form in the subjunctive mood.
inflected to indicate that an act or state of being is possible, contingent or hypothetical, and not a fact. English examples include so be it; I wouldn't if I were you; were I a younger man, I would fight back; I asked that he leave.
Etymology: From subjunctivus, from subjungere, from sub + jungere; see join.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: subjunctivus, Latin; subjonctif, Fr.
The subjunctive is a grammatical mood used to express various states of unreality such as doubt, possibility, necessity, or action that has not yet occurred. In English, it is often found in "if" statements, wishful thinking, or hypothetical scenarios. It typically involves changes to verb forms, particularly the use of base forms like "be" and "were".
subjoined or added to something before said or written
the subjunctive mood; also, a verb in the subjunctive mood
Etymology: [L. subjunctivus, fr. subjungere, subjunctum, to subjoin: cf. F. subjonctif. See Subjoin.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sub-jungk′tiv, adj. subjoined: added to something: denoting that mood of a verb which expresses condition, hypothesis, or contingency.—n. the subjunctive mood. [L. sub, under, jungĕre, to join.]
Subjective vs Subjunctive -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Subjective and Subjunctive.
The numerical value of subjunctive in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of subjunctive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Translations for subjunctive
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- subjuntiuCatalan, Valencian
- subjunktiivi, konjunktiiviFinnish
- fo-leantachScottish Gaelic
- 가정법, 假定法Korean
- tariamoji nuosakaLithuanian
- aanvoegende wijsDutch
- tryb łączącyPolish
- subjuntivo, conjuntivoPortuguese
- сослагательное наклонениеRussian
- konjunktiv, vezni načinSerbo-Croatian
- lối cầu khẩnVietnamese
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