Definition of Jussives

1. jussive [n] - See also: jussive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jussives

jus accrescendi
jus civile
jus cogens
jus gentium
jus sanguinis
jus soli
jussive mood
jussives (current term)
just-noticeable difference
just-so story
just a minute
just a sec
just a second
just about
just another pretty face
just as
just as well
just compensation
just compensations
just deserts

Literary usage of Jussives

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Syntax of Early Latin by Charles Edwin Bennett (1910)
"... 'although,' 270; ut modo, in clauses of proviso, 269; with jussives, 165 ad fin.; ut ne, in substantive clauses developed from volitive, 215, 219, 220, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew by Samuel Rolles Driver (1874)
"On the one hand, the forms under discussion cannot be explained as jussives (for the jussive as such never assumes them), nor can they be explained as ..."

3. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1903)
"Here we find a series of verbs pointed as jussives instead of with waw consecutive ; this arouses suspicion. The same verbs are taken as futures in the ..."

4. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1898)
"This use of the aorist participle is common in the LXX. as a rendering of two Hebrew imperatives, jussives, ..."

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