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Origin of preterit
OTHER WORDS FROM preteritpret·er·it·ness, noun
Words nearby preterit
Example sentences from the Web for preterit
In this Latinism the preterit denotes that a thing or condition that once existed no longer exists.Modern Spanish Lyrics|Various
The preterit of the optative is formed by placing mono vo after the negative future; e.g., aguru mai mono vo 'oh!
The preterit singular and past participle of Class I end in -ede and -ed, or -de and -ed respectively.Anglo-Saxon Grammar and Exercise Book|C. Alphonso Smith
Caita qi means 'a written book' and caita is the preterit of the verb caqi,u I write.'
Yo is the sign of the present, ni of the preterit, di is the pronoun; the other two words, to sin and to be: I was sinning.