cohortative

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noun

co·​hor·​ta·​tive
kōˈhȯ(r)tətiv
plural -s
: a set of verb forms expressing exhortation
also : a form belonging to such a set

cohortative

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adjective

: belonging to or constituting a set of verb forms expressing exhortation

Word History

Etymology

Noun

International Scientific Vocabulary cohortat- (from Latin cohortatus) + -ive; probably originally formed as German kohortativ

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“Cohortative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cohortative. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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