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What is jussive mood?



Jussive mood is a directive mood that signals a speaker's command, permission, or agreement that the proposition expressed by his or her utterance be brought about.


Jussive mood is typically applicable in the first and third person.

  Jussive mood is a kind of

Chung and Timberlake 1985 247


Mish 1991 655


Pei and Gaynor 1954 110


Palmer 1986 10, 24, 39–40, 96,110, 113

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