désidératif

English translation: desiderative

15:34 Jun 20, 2018
French to English translations [PRO]
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French term or phrase: désidératif
Japanese grammar course:

-Approfondir les connaissances grammaticales La conjugaison des adjectifs, la forme suspensive des adjectifs, la forme adverbiale des adjectifs, la structure de phrase : nom « ha » nom « ga » adjectif desu, le comparatif, le superlatif, le duratif, le résultatif, le désidératif.

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Andrea McGibney
France
Local time: 01:45
English translation:desiderative
Explanation:
Japanese
In Japanese, the desiderative takes two main forms: -tai (-たい) and -tagaru (-たがる). Both forms conjugate for tense and positivity, but in different ways: with the -tai ending, the verb becomes an -i adjective, or a conjugable adjective, while the ending -tagaru creates a godan/yodan verb. Though there are other, compound forms to demonstrate wanting, these two alone are demonstrated because they are inflections of the main verb. These two forms are plain/informal in nature, and can be elevated to the normal-polite and other levels through normal methods.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desiderative_mood#Japanese
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Claire N.
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desiderative
desiderative


Explanation:
Japanese
In Japanese, the desiderative takes two main forms: -tai (-たい) and -tagaru (-たがる). Both forms conjugate for tense and positivity, but in different ways: with the -tai ending, the verb becomes an -i adjective, or a conjugable adjective, while the ending -tagaru creates a godan/yodan verb. Though there are other, compound forms to demonstrate wanting, these two alone are demonstrated because they are inflections of the main verb. These two forms are plain/informal in nature, and can be elevated to the normal-polite and other levels through normal methods.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desiderative_mood#Japanese

Claire N.
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Thanks a million :)

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