exhortative vs hortative what difference

what is difference between exhortative and hortative

English

Etymology

From Latin exhortativus, from exhortatus, akin to English exhort +‎ -ative.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɨɡˈzɔɹtətɪv/

Adjective

exhortative (comparative more exhortative, superlative most exhortative)

  1. (comparable) Appearing to exhort; in an urging manner.
  2. (grammar, not comparable) Inflected hortative verb form that a speaker uses to avidly encourage a listener.
    • 1994, Hein van der Voort, A grammar of Kwaza, Mouton de Gruyzer, page 528:
      In sections (5.2.7-10.) three special prohibitive moods were identified and described: negative imperative, negative exhortative and monitory.

Noun

exhortative (plural exhortatives)

  1. The exhortative mood.

Synonyms

  • exhortatory
  • hortative

References

exhortative on Wikipedia.Wikipedia



English

Etymology

From Latin hortātīvus, from hortor (I exhort).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhɔːtətɪv/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈhɔːɹtətɪv/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(ɹ)tətɪv

Adjective

hortative (comparative more hortative, superlative most hortative)

  1. (comparable) Urging, exhorting, or encouraging.
    • 1854, “The Preaching Required by the Times” (Editorial), The National Magazine, New York, vol. 4, no. 1 (Jan.), pp. 79-80.
      The ministration of these oracles from the pulpit is to be reformed from any of its factitious peculiarities, and made again what it was among the apostles and their immediate successors—earnest, simple, powerful address—hortative talk, if we may so call it.
  2. (grammar, not comparable) Of a mood or class of imperative subjunctive moods of a verb for giving strong encouragement.

Synonyms

  • (giving strong encouragement): hortatory, supportive
  • (of a mood of a verb): cohortative, exhortative, hortatory

Translations

Noun

hortative (plural hortatives)

  1. (grammar) A mood or class of imperative subjunctive moods of a verb for giving strong encouragement.

Synonyms

  • (mood of an imperative verb): cohortative, exhortative

Related terms

  • cohortative
  • exhortative
  • hortatory

See also

  • jussive

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