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VerbForm: form of verb or deverbative

Values: Conv Fin Inf NomAg Part Vnoun

Even though the name of the feature seems to suggest that it is used exclusively with verbs, this is not the case. The Part value can also be used with adjectives, while the NomAg and Vnoun value can also be used with nouns.

Conv: converb, gerund

The converb, also called adverbial participle or traditionally gerund, is a non-finite verb form that shares properties of verbs and adverbs.


Fin: finite

Finite verb occurs in the conditional, subjunctive (aka conjunctive), conditional-subjunctive desiderative indicative, imperative, optative or precative.


Inf: infinitive

The (first) infinitive is the citation form of verbs /-Oms/. It is also appears as the argument of modal and other verbs.


NomAg: Nomen Agensis

The Nomen Agensis is derived from a verb with an agent or performer, and it represents the nominalization of the subject.


Part: Participle

Words in participle forms are assigned the VerbForm value Part. Participle forms are further differentiated using the feature PartForm.


Sup: supine aka second/nominative/locative infinitive

The second infinitive in /-Omo-/, /-Oma/ aka the nominative, locative or even supine. Before a possessive suffix the Schwa is written in ‹o›, but word-finally in ‹a›. Like its Finnish, Estonian and Slavic counterparts is used instead of the first infinitive as the argument of motion verbs and inchoative verbs.


Vnoun: verbal noun

The verbal noun in Moksha represents a mixture of verb and nominal features.


VerbForm in other languages: [ab] [abq] [akk] [bej] [bg] [bm] [cs] [cu] [cy] [el] [eme] [en] [es] [fi] [fr] [ga] [gub] [gun] [hbo] [hu] [hy] [it] [ka] [kpv] [ky] [la] [mdf] [myv] [orv] [pcm] [qpm] [ru] [sl] [sv] [tr] [tt] [u] [uk] [urj]