Definition of Tense system

1. Noun. A system of tenses used in a particular language.

Generic synonyms: Language System



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Literary usage of Tense system

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1. Greek Prose Composition by Henry Carr Pearson (1897)
"Keep in mind the following facts in regard to the formation, conjugation, and accent of the Second Aorist tense system: 1. In most Second Aorists the ..."

2. A Sanskrit Grammar: Including Both the Classical Language, and the Older by William Dwight Whitney (1913)
"Then, in the following chapters, each tense-system will be taken up by itself, and the methods of formation of its stems, both tense-stems and mode-stems, ..."

3. A Sanskrit Grammar: Including Both the Classical Language, and the Older by William Dwight Whitney (1879)
"Then, in the following chapters, each tense-system will be taken up by itself, and the methods of formation of its stems, both tense-stems and mode-stems, ..."

4. A Sanskrit Grammar: Including Both the Classical Language, and the Older by William Dwight Whitney (1879)
"Then, in the following chapters, each tense-system will be taken up by itself, and the methods of formation of its stems, both tense-stems and mode-stems, ..."

5. A Greek Grammar by William Watson Goodwin (1896)
"First aorist tense system 456 ; form, of tense stem 669, 672. First passive tense system 456; formation of tense stems 707, 710. First perfect tense system ..."

6. Congress of Arts and Science: Universal Exposition, St. Louis, 1904 by Howard Jason Rogers (1906)
"What we call the modal or the tense- system of a language is the result of a very ... If, as seems incontestable, the tense-system of the Indo-European ..."

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