Definition of Jussive mood

1. Noun. A mood that expresses an intention to influence the listener's behavior.

Exact synonyms: Imperative, Imperative Form, Imperative Mood
Generic synonyms: Modality, Mode, Mood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jussive Mood

jus accrescendi
jus civile
jus cogens
jus gentium
jus sanguinis
jus soli
jussive mood (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

Literary usage of Jussive mood

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1. A Grammar of the Arabic Language by Edward Henry Palmer (1874)
"THE ENERGETIC AND jussive mood. (96). The syllables ^,'and ^' added to the aorist or imperative give greater force to the expression, and the second is ..."

2. Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review (1862)
"If, however, the jussive mood is the oldest form, it cannot have been shortened from the other forms, as is wrongly supposed by Ewald and Rodiger; ..."

3. A Latin Grammar: On the System of Crude Forms by Thomas Hewitt Key (1846)
"Its suffix is the syllable to or ito : as, scrib-Ito, thou shall write. 425. The jussive mood directs. It has no special suffix. 426. ..."

4. An Arabic Manual by John Gulian Lansing (1886)
"The jussive mood is connected with the Imperative both in form and signification, and implies a command or order. The particle *J is generally prefixed, ..."

5. General Principles of the Structure of Language by James Byrne (1892)
"... by time subjunctive after,the negative.2 There is also a jussive mood, used also for what is a supposition or what depends on a supposition (74, ..."

6. A Treatise on the Use of the Tenses in Hebrew and Some Other Syntactical by Samuel Rolles Driver (1892)
"... that the identity of form in the two an impf. after it, just as DITD generally does in Hebrew: but the impĀ£ is universally in the jussive mood. ..."

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