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How to Pronounce preterit?

Correct pronunciation for the word "preterit" is [pɹɪtˈɛɹɪt], [pɹɪtˈɛɹɪt], [p_ɹ_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_t].

Definition of preterit

  1. The past tense.
  2. Past; applied to the tense which expresses action or being perfectly past or finished.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What is the adjective for preterit?

The adjective form of the word "preterit" is "preterite".

Usage over time for preterit:

This graph shows how "preterit" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What is the plural form of preterit?

The plural of the "preterit" can be the "preterits".

What is the singular form of preterit?

The singular of the "preterit" can be the "preterit".


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