Iterative aspect

The iterative aspect (abbreviated ITER) is a grammatical aspect that expresses the repetition of an event.[1]

In Russian, reduplication may be used for iterative aspect:

A modification of the frequentative may add iterative aspect:


  1. Comrie, Bernard. 1985a.Causative verb formation and other verb-deriving morphology. In Shopen, Timothy (editor). 1985a.Language typology and syntactic description. 3 volumes. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

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