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Frequentative definition, noting or pertaining to a verb aspect expressing repetition of an action. See more.

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Verbs of Motion
chodit = to go by foot frequently or repeatedly, frequentative version of jít (present tense: chodím, chodíš..., future tense.: budu chodit, budeš chodit....
Lithuanian Past Simple Tenses and Their Equivalents in English
The past frequentative tense distinguishes Lithuanian from all other Indo-Euro- pean languages.
For-adverbials, Frequentative Aspect, and Pluractionality
My approach is based on the insight that implicit frequentative aspect analyses.
Triple Take: Tigre and the case of internal reduplication*
ARTICLES Czech Habitual Verbs and Conceptual Distancing

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The opposite of disgruntled would notionally be gruntled, the past participle of gruntle, which is deemed the frequentative of grunt (Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary, 1974) – but both gruntle and gruntled apparently do not appear as valid words.

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Frequentative - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In grammar, a frequentative form' (abbreviated freq or fr) of a word is one which indicates repeated action.
frequentative - Wiktionary
Frequentative - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Definition of FREQUENTATIVE. : denoting repeated or recurrent action or state — used of a verb aspect, verb form, or meaning.
Frequentative Verbs - Latin Frequentative Verbs
Frequentative verbs show repeated or frequent action.
definition of frequentative from Oxford Dictionaries Online
frequentative: definition, pronunciation, and examples from free Oxford Dictionaries Online.

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