Apokopat

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Etymology[edit]

From Apokope (apocope), due to the fact that some forms of this mood have no final vowel (compared to final -u in the respective indicative forms, and -a in the subjunctive).

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Noun[edit]

Apokopat m (strong, genitive Apokopats, plural Apokopate)

  1. (Arabic grammar) jussive; apocopate (a verbal mood with vague or miscellaneous senses, occurring after particles and in conditional clauses)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In German terminology of Arabic grammar, this mood is not commonly referred to as the jussive mood (Jussiv).

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