Italian Grammar

Italian Grammar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: a future time. Conditional. Rechcrei, I would or could bring; signifies the intent or practicability of acting hereafter in a specified case (4). Compound Tenses. Compound Oe The Present. Ho recato, I have brought; expresses an act recently completed, or (1) According to rigid Granimavians, this tense recherei, belongs properly to the subjunctive or conditional mood; but the facility that is given to the learner by placing it next to the future of the indicative to which it has so great an affinity, has induced many modern teachers to depart from grammatical rigour in that particular. at an indeterminate time, or period unfinished. Imperfect. Aveva recato; I had brought; expresses an act completed at a time antecedent to some other time expressed by a preterite, or the compound of the present. Preterite. Ebbi recato, I had brought; denotes the same as the imperfect but more definitely as to time. Future, (t) Avro recato, I shall have brought; denotes a future action antecedent to another action, to be performed after it. CoNDiTioNAL.Ji're/ recato, I could have brought; signifies the intent or possibility of ua act having been done some lime ago inaspefied case. The other moods, by their nature, require fewer tenses: the imperative has only one simple tense; the subjunctive, two simple and two compound; the infinitive, one single and one compound. Each tense has a singular and plural, corresponding to those numbers in nouns: La donna canta, the woman sings; is in the singular number. Le donne cantano, the women sing; is in the plural number. Each number in a tense has three persons, cor (1) Tliis tease it by some Grammarians called the Preterite of the future. responding to those of pronouns, and is governed in each of the three hy more

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