cohortative

noun
co·​hor·​ta·​tive | \ kōˈhȯ(r)tətiv\
plural -s

Definition of cohortative

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a set of verb forms expressing exhortation also : a form belonging to such a set

cohortative

adjective

Definition of cohortative (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for cohortative

Noun

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

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