Definitions

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  • adj. Describing the initial stage of an act.
  • adj. Pertaining to the nature of commencement or beginnings.
  • adj. Denoting the start of an action. (Grammatical)
  • n. An inchoative verb.

Etymologies

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From incohativus, a participle stem of the Latin word, incohare, “to begin.”

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