Denoting futurity

  • 1 future — I. n. 1. Futurity, time to come, coming time, subsequent time. 2. Coming events, events to come, what is yet to be, what may occur hereafter. II. a. 1. Coming, to come, yet to be, that will be, hereafter. 2. (Gram.) Denoting futurity …

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  • 2 Shall and will — are both modal verbs in English used to express propositions about the future. Contents 1 Usage 1.1 Simple future 1.2 Questions 1.3 …

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  • 3 HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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  • 4 English grammar — is a body of rules (grammar) specifying how phrases and sentences are constructed in the English language. Accounts of English grammar tend to fall into two groups: the descriptivist , which describes the grammatical system of English; and the… …

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  • 5 Grammatical aspect — In linguistics, the grammatical aspect of a verb defines the temporal flow (or lack thereof) in the described event or state. For example, in English the difference between I swim and I am swimming is a difference of aspect.Aspect, as discussed… …

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  • 6 Portuguese grammar — Portuguese grammar, the morphology and syntax of the Portuguese language, is similar to the grammar of most other Romance languages especially Galician and the other languages of Iberian Peninsula. It is a synthetic, fusional language. Nouns,… …

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  • 7 Romance languages — romance1 (def. 8). [1770 80] * * * Group of related languages derived from Latin, with nearly 920 million native speakers. The major Romance languages French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Romanian are national languages. French is probably… …

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