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Definition of the adjective Completive

What does Completive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Making complete.

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Google previewA Grammar of Slave (1989)

by Keren Rice

Q,\m Q terminative, completive The completive is a subaspect of the momentaneous and occurs with motion themes. It requires the w - conjugation marker in the momentaneous perfective. Some examples of this prefix are given in (33) through ...

Google previewDiversity in African languages (2016)

Selected papers from the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics by Doris L. Payne, Sara Pacchiarotti, Mokaya Bosire

The Completive is a suffix in the affirmative; but a prefix in the negative. (2) a Né n-sèw-nóm běčná nyiná yé-8 èdzibañ. 3SG.

Google previewA Dictionary of Tauya (2013)

by Lorna MacDonald

Completive aspect is marked by one of three verb stems. 'put s.t.' and naufe- 'finish s.t.' mark the completive for both intransitive and transitive verbs ; they occur in the second clause of a SS coordinate medial clause construction.

Google previewConcise Lexicon for Sign Linguistics (2016)

by Jan Nijen Twilhaar, Beppie van den Bogaerde

Completive aspect → also Aspect and Imperfective aspect Perfective marker Although aspect is frequently shown in sign languages by modifications of the verb, it can also be expressed by a sign or a combination of signs. For instance, the ...

Google previewVerb Meaning and the Lexicon (2008)

A First Phase Syntax by Gillian Catriona Ramchand

Completive complex predicates in Indic Pursuingtheresultativestructurefurtherintothecrosslinguisticjungle,wefinda systematic classof constructions in the Indo-Aryanlanguages whichare known as ' aspectual complex predicates'(Hook 1979 ...

Google previewThe Generative Lexicon (1998)

by James Pustejovsky

Although devour is generally considered a manner specification of the verb eat, it carries a completive implicature that is absent from eat. Similar remarks hold for the other two pairs above: while drink is an activity, gulp carries the implicature ...

Google previewLanguage Typology and Syntactic Description: Volume 3, Grammatical Categories and the Lexicon (2007)

by Timothy Shopen

incorporates a completive aspect, and study, which is steady-state. The semantically comparable verb teach has a lexicalization range ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2013)

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos

Hebrew prophetic utterances normally employ a completive aspect to empha- size the certainty of a prophetic utterance, but it is not always clear whether the completive aspect refers to a future or past event. Translators from English into many ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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