In linguistics terms the difference between durative and punctual
is that durative
is this aspect, or a verb in this aspect; A continuative while punctual
is expressing momentary action that has no duration.
As a noun durative
is this aspect, or a verb in this aspect; A continuative.
Of or pertaining to duration.
(linguistics) Of or pertaining to the aspect of a verb that expresses continuing action; continuative
(linguistics) This aspect, or a verb in this aspect; A continuative.
* punctuall (obsolete)
prompt or on time
# (of an event ) Happening at the appointed time
# (of a person ) Acting at the appointed time
(mathematics) Existing as a point or series of points
(linguistics) Expressing momentary action that has no duration
- Luis is never late; he's the most punctual person I know.