past iterative

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past iterative (uncountable)

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  1. (grammar) A tense in the Lithuanian language that indicates complete iterative action in the past, similar to the English used to but with the possibility of the action still continuing in the present.
  2. (grammar) An alternative inflection of verbs used in the Epic (Homeric) dialect of Ancient Greek, having σκ inside the verb and the same meaning as aorist or imperfect verbs.