preterite-present verb

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

preterite-present verb (plural preterite-present verbs)

  1. (grammar) A type of verb specific to Germanic languages in which the forms of the present tense resemble the forms normally found in the preterite (or past) tense of strong verbs.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]