Indicative Mood ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/IndicativeMood


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosemantic Property
                        |_ Mood Property
                              |_ Indicative Mood


Definition:

IndicativeMood indicates that the speaker believes the expression to be true.



Language Code: ygr These examples illustrate a reportedly binary, future/non-future tense system. Interlinear glosses are constructed here based on Haiman's discussion of verb stem alternations and their structures. Haiman reports that in Hua, Non-future tense is indicated by the lack of an auxiliary. Future tense is expressed with a variety of auxiliaries. The first example illustrates the Simple Indicative Future.
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hu-gu-e
do-do-FUT-IND.SG
I will do.

References:
Haiman (1980:47, 140-1)

Language Code: spn The first example above, illustrating Indicative mood, may be compared with the second, which illustrates Subjunctive mood. Here, the subjunctive is used to express doubt about a proposition.
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Creoqueaprende
believe-1.SGthatlearn-3.SG.PRS.IND
I believe that he is learning.

References:
Palmer (2001:5) FROM Klein (1975)

Language Code: ike Bybee, et al indicate that Inuit manifests a 2-way past distinction that makes no reference to daily cycles. The two subdivisions they reference are given in the second and third examples. The first example, with the affix glossed as PERF, illustrates a past that Fortescue claims is often understood as a general experiential past without any specified time. This might be analyzed as a Simple Past.
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niri-qqammir-punga
eat-REC.PST-1.SG.IND
I ate recently.

References:
Bybee, Perkins, and Pagliuca (1994:99) FROM Fortescue (1984:272-3)

Language Code: ike NO_COMMENT
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tuqu-riikatap-puq
die-REM.PST-3.SG.IND
He died long ago.

References:
Bybee, Perkins, and Pagliuca (1994:99) FROM Fortescue (1984:272-3)


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