Subjunctive
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Subjunctive

English

Etymology

From Latin subjunct?vus ("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.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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.

Translations

Noun

subjunctive (countable and uncountable, plural subjunctives)

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

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Interlingua

Adjective

subjunctive

  1. subjunctive

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Latin

Adjective

subj?nct?ve

  1. vocative masculine singular of subj?nct?vus

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