Complete Definition of "auxiliary verb"

English
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Noun
en-noun|sg=auxiliary verb

  1. grammar A verb that accompany|accompanies the main verb in a clause in order to make distinctions in tense, mood, voice or aspect.

Synonyms
helping verb

Translations
trans-top|a helping verb
Armenian: t|hy|օժանդակ բայ|sc=Hayeren
Czech: pomocné sloveso n
Dutch: hulpwerkwoord n
Esperanto: helpa verbo
Finnish: apuverbi
French: verbe auxiliaire m, auxiliaire m
German: Hilfsverb n, Hilfszeitwort n
Icelandic: hjálparsagnorð n, hjálparsögn f
Italian: verbo ausiliaro m
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Japanese: 助動詞 (じょどうし, jodōshi)
Novial: auxiliari verbe
Portuguese: verbo auxiliar
Spanish: verbo auxiliar m
Swedish: hjälpverb n
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Related terms
rel-top|examples of auxiliary verbs
be, am, is, are, was, were, being, been
can
could
do, does, did
have, has, had
may
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might
must
shall
should
will
would
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rel-top|other types of verbs
ergative verb
modal verb
passive verb
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phrasal verb
perfective verb
reflexive verb
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Category:Parts of speech

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ja:auxiliary verb
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