Imperfective

  • (noun): Aspect without regard to the beginning or completion of the action of the verb.
    Synonyms: imperfective aspect

Some articles on imperfective, imperfectives:

Persian Verbs - Conjugations
... both active and passive voices) are never used in modern Persian Indicative Imperfective perfect, Imperfective pluperfect Subjunctive Imperfective preterite, Imperfective pluperfect Active Voice Mood ...
Imperfective Aspect - Other Languages
... Slavic languages are examples of languages with verbs that have perfective and/or an imperfective form ... Imperfectives can be turned into perfectives with any of various prefixes ... Perfectives can be turned into imperfectives with a suffix ...
Perfective Aspect - Equivalents in English
... English has neither a simple perfective nor imperfective aspect see imperfective and perfective for some basic English equivalents of this distinction ... For example, in Ancient Greek the imperfective sometimes adds the notion of "try to do something" (the so-called conative imperfect) hence the same verb root, in the imperfective (present or imperfect) and ...
Bulgarian Verbs - Aspect
... The verbs are either of imperfective (глаголи от несвършен вид) or perfective (глаголи от свършен вид) aspect ... Perfective verbs can be usually formed from imperfective ones by suffixation or prefixation, but when prefixes (or very rarely suffixes) are used the resultant verb ... Nevertheless many verbs can be grouped according to their stem change Perfective Imperfective Perfective Imperfective Perfective Imperfective ...
Japanese Verb Conjugation - Imperfective
... In Japanese, the basic verb form is an imperfective aspect ... The imperfective form of a verb is the same as its dictionary form—it is used as the headword, or lemma—and no conjugation needs to be done ... In most cases, the base form of the imperfective aspect cannot be used to make a progressive statement, such as in the English sentence "I am shopping" ...