frequentative
Adjective

frequentative (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Serving to express repetition of an action.
    "Crackle" is an English frequentative verb derived from "crack".
Translations
  • German: frequentativ
  • Russian: многокра́тный
Noun

frequentative (plural frequentatives)

  1. (grammar) Any of a subclass of imperfective verbs that denote a repeated action, no longer productive in English, but found in e.g. Finnish, Latin, Russian, and Turkish.
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