Jussive Force ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/JussiveForce


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Force Property
                              |_ Jussive Force


Definition:

The jussive has syntactic force and is directive in that it signals a speaker's command, permission, or agreement that the proposition expressed by his or her utterance be brought about. The jussive is typically applicable in the first and third person. [Chung and Timberlake 1985: 247; Pei and Gaynor 1954: 110; Palmer 1986: 10, 24, 39-40, 96, 110, 113, Schade 2005: 52]


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: spa The jussive, or subjunctive, mode is found in complements of epistemic and manipulative verbs.
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esperoquenovenga
hope-IthatNEGcome-SBJV
'I hope that he won't come'

References:
Givon (1984:303-319)


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