Inchoative verbs (Verba inchoativa)

The circumflected accents are used to mark the long vowels.


The inchoative verbs denote the beginning of an action, state, or occurrence. They are formed with the suffix -sc- and are classivied into three groups:
 

1. The Primitive Inchoative Verbs exist only in the inchoative form:

2. The Verbal Inchoative Verbs are derived from other verbs and preserve the perfect and the participial stems of those verbs: 3. The Nominal Inchoative Verbs are derived from nouns and adjectives:


See the development of the inchoative verbs in Medieval Latin.
 


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