iterative aspect

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

iterative aspect (uncountable)

  1. (grammar) A subclass of imperfective verbs that denotes a continuously repeated action. An example in English would be the iterative verb "to sniffle," as opposed to the noniterative "to sniff."

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 7 October 2013, at 08:39