propositive

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propositive (not comparable)

  1. making, or concerned with, propositions or suggestions
  2. (medicine, of a movement) intentional
  3. (linguistics, Korean language) a specific verb form in the Korean language, also sometimes called the hortative or subjunctive assertive.
    • 1950, Sang Soon Yun, Introduction to Spoken Korean, page 250:
      "This auxiliary verb ma-l- occurs only in the imperative, propositive and gerund forms."
    • 1997, Young-joo Kim, "The Acquisition of Korean," in The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition, page 417:
      "Imperative and propositive (ie, 'let us V type) sentences were excluded. "
    • 2000, Iksop Lee and Samuel Robert Ramsey, The Korean Language, page 101:
      "First, adjectives are distinguished from verbs in that they do not have imperative or propositive forms."

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propositive

  1. feminine plural of propositivo

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