Definition of Ingressive

1. Adjective. going or directed inward, entering ¹



2. Adjective. open to entry or examination ¹

3. Adjective. (phonetics of a speech sound) Uttered by drawing air inward through the mouth or nose. ¹

4. Adjective. (geology) descriptive of a source or channel through which water enters or once entered an area. ¹

5. Noun. (phonetics) A speech sound in which the air stream is created by drawing air in through the mouth or nose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ingressive

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ingressive

ingratiations
ingratiatory
ingratitude
ingratitudes
ingrave
ingravescent
ingravidation
ingredient
ingredients
ingress
ingressed
ingresses
ingressing
ingression
ingressions
ingressive (current term)
ingressively
ingressiveness
ingressives
ingroove
ingrooved
ingrooves
ingrooving
ingross
ingrossed
ingrosses
ingrossing
inground
ingroup
ingroups

Literary usage of Ingressive

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1. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"This ingressive present gradually lost its original force and developed into ... The establishment of the present ingressive as a pure future destroyed the ..."

2. Greek Prose Composition: Exercises for Writing Connected Greek Prose by Francis Greenleaf Allinson (1889)
"ingressive Aorist (G. § 1260. H. § 842.) The aorist often means entering upon a certain state. It will naturally be found in verbs denoting a state or ..."

3. Greek Prose Composition: Exercises for Writing Connected Greek Prose with by Francis Greenleaf Allinson (1889)
"The distinction, however, between the two tenses is one easily made, and only needs observation on the part of the student. § 24. ingressive Aorist. ..."

4. A Greek Grammar for Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1920)
"... I let fly a missile (ingressive), and / Ли (resultative); ... I yot possession of (ingressive), and I kept back (resultative). b. ..."

5. A Grammar of New Testament Greek by James Hope Moulton (1906)
"The three kinds of point action, ingressive, Effective, and Constative,1 are not ,„ . ... The ingressive especially belongs to verbs of state or condition ..."

6. American Journal of Philology by Project Muse, JSTOR (Organization) (1908)
"Against the term' ingressive' aorist Stahl protests as he generally protests against ... But the distinction between 'inchoative' and 'ingressive' is no ..."

7. Syntax of Classical Greek from Homer to Demosthenes: First Part: The Syntax by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller (1900)
"ingressive translations are, of course, possible with a number of second aorists, as «rrr|v, ... 411 A. Especially common is the ingressive translation of ..."

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