imperfective aspect

imperfective aspect
The imperfective aspect is a feature of the verb which denotes an action or condition that does not have a fixed temporal boundary, but is habitual, unfinished, continuous, repetitive or in progress.

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  • imperfective — [im΄pər fek′tiv] adj. Gram. designating or of an aspect of verbs, as in Russian, expressing continuing or incomplete action or making no reference to completion n. 1. the imperfective aspect 2. a verb in this aspect …   English World dictionary

  • Aspect — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Aspect (homonymie). Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Aspect », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) En linguistique, l aspect est un trait grammatical associé au prédicat (linguistique) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • imperfective — 1. adjective of, or related to the imperfective aspect Ant: perfective 2. noun the imperfective aspect, or a verb having this aspect …   Wiktionary

  • imperfective — /im peuhr fek tiv/, Gram. adj. 1. noting an aspect of the verb, as in Russian, that indicates incompleteness of the action or state at a temporal point of reference. n. 2. the imperfective aspect. 3. a verb in this aspect. [1670 80; IMPERFECT +… …   Universalium

  • imperfective — im•per•fec•tive [[t]ˌɪm pərˈfɛk tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) gram. of or noting an aspect of the verb that indicates incompleteness or repetition of an action or state 2) gram. the imperfective aspect 3) gram. a verb in this aspect …   From formal English to slang

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