Definition of the adjective Completive
What does Completive mean as an attribute of a noun?
- Making complete.
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A 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 ...
A Dictionary of Tauya (2013)
by Lorna MacDonald
Completive aspect is marked by one of three verb stems. Tefe-v.tr. 'put s.t.' and naufe- v.tr. '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.
Verb 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 ...
The 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 ...
Language 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 ...
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 ...
Third Revised Edition by Gregorio del Olmo Lete, Joaquín Sanmartín
Subordinating / completive functor 1) “when, if, because, since, as, that”; 2) in compounds, with explanatory function (Hb., Moab., OAram., Palm. ky, “on the contrary, because ...”, HALOT 470 f.; as introduction of subordinate ...
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Scrabble value of C3O1M3P3L1E1T1I1V4E1
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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