Prohibitive Mood ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/ProhibitiveMood


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosemantic Property
                        |_ Mood Property
                              |_ Prohibitive Mood


Definition:

Prohibitive mood is a directive mood that signals a prohibition. It is distinguished by the use of a negated imperative sentence that employs a negative marker distinct from that used in declarative sentences, or a verb form different from that of the imperative. [SIL International 2004]


Usage Notes

Examples
Language Code: xsl In Alyawarra and Slave, and also in Chepang, where the possibility marker does not carry the deleterious implication, the gram in question can also be used to issue warnings or (in other words) as an admonitive.
2009-06-04 13:28:08
wo̜t'éesáná
2.S.OPT.burnPROH
You might get burned.

References:
Bybee, Perkins and Pagliuca [1994: 211]

Language Code: xsl In Alyawarra and Slave, and also in Chepang, where the possibility marker does not carry the deleterious implication, the gram in question can also be used to issue warnings or (in other words) as an admonitive.
2009-06-04 13:28:08
go̜ts'ísóné
2.S.OPT.liePROH
Don't ever lie.

References:
Bybee, Perkins and Pagliuca [1994: 211]


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