subjunctive

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Examples (usages of verbs inflected in the subjunctive mood)

So be it.
I wouldn’t if I were you.
Were I a younger man, I would fight back.
I asked that he leave.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin subjunctivus ‎(serving to join, connecting, in grammar applies to the subjunctive mode), from subjungere ‎(to add, join, subjoin), from sub ‎(under) + jungere ‎(to join, yoke). See join.

AdjectiveEdit

subjunctive ‎(not comparable)

  1. (grammar, of a verb) Inflected to indicate that an act or state of being is possible, contingent or hypothetical, and not a fact.

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NounEdit

subjunctive ‎(countable and uncountable, plural subjunctives)

  1. (grammar, uncountable) The subjunctive mood.
  2. (countable) A form in the subjunctive mood.

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AdjectiveEdit

subjunctive

  1. subjunctive

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AdjectiveEdit

subjunctīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of subjunctīvus
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