Imperfective Aspect (definition)
Imperfective is a kind of aspect that is viewed as having internal structure rather than being viewed as a whole. In Gaelic and English the most common imperfective aspect is the progressive. Imperfective usually stands in opposition to the Aorist aspect.
The link below takes you away from the Gaelic Wiki to Wikipedia. Since wikipedia pages can be edited by anyone, they often contain inaccurate information. So be careful!
- Crystal, D. (2008) Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.
- Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.