Questions tagged [imperative]

The tag has no usage guidance.

2 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
9
votes
0answers
85 views

Coordinating positive and negative imperatives

For positive commands, Latin uses the imperative: Da mihi librum "Give me the book." For negative commands, it uses a number of constructions of which noli + inf. is most common: Noli mihi ...
3
votes
0answers
105 views

Do imperatives trigger reflexive pronouns in Latin?

In English, imperative verbs have "invisible subjects": syntactically, they act like there's an invisible pronoun in the subject position. This is why we see look closely at yourself instead of *look ...