Of or being a verb or verbal form that designates the beginning of an action, state, or event, such as the Latin verb tumēscēre, “to begin to swell.”
In the state of inception or formation; incipient; rudimentary.
Expressing or indicating beginning; inceptive: as, an inchoative verb (otherwise called
That which begins, or that which expresses the beginning of, an action or state; specifically, in grammar, an inchoative verb.adjective
Expressing or pertaining to a beginning; inceptive.adjective
Inflected in or relating to the inchoative aspect.noun
aspect with regard to the beginning of the action of the verb