A hesternal tense (abbreviated HEST) is a past tense for the previous day. (Hesterno die is Latin for 'yesterday'.) Hesternal tense refers to an event which occurred yesterday (in an absolute tense system) or on the preceding day (in a relative tense system). A pre-hesternal tense refers to an event which occurred prior to yesterday or the previous day. Hesternal tense is reported, for example in the Fyam or Fyem language of northern Nigeria. Hesternal tense may also be used to denote a tense for any time prior to the current day – that is, to mean pre-hodiernal.

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  • A hesternal tense (abbreviated HEST) is a past tense for the previous day. (Hesterno die is Latin for 'yesterday'.) Hesternal tense refers to an event which occurred yesterday (in an absolute tense system) or on the preceding day (in a relative tense system). A pre-hesternal tense refers to an event which occurred prior to yesterday or the previous day. Hesternal tense is reported, for example in the Fyam or Fyem language of northern Nigeria. Hesternal tense may also be used to denote a tense for any time prior to the current day – that is, to mean pre-hodiernal. (en)
  • 昨日過去(きのうかこ)とは、一部の言語に見られる過去時制のひとつで、発話の時点から見て文化的に昨日とされる時点を表すものである。言語類型論などで使われる。 (ja)
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  • A hesternal tense (abbreviated HEST) is a past tense for the previous day. (Hesterno die is Latin for 'yesterday'.) Hesternal tense refers to an event which occurred yesterday (in an absolute tense system) or on the preceding day (in a relative tense system). A pre-hesternal tense refers to an event which occurred prior to yesterday or the previous day. Hesternal tense is reported, for example in the Fyam or Fyem language of northern Nigeria. Hesternal tense may also be used to denote a tense for any time prior to the current day – that is, to mean pre-hodiernal. (en)
  • 昨日過去(きのうかこ)とは、一部の言語に見られる過去時制のひとつで、発話の時点から見て文化的に昨日とされる時点を表すものである。言語類型論などで使われる。 (ja)
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  • Hesternal tense (en)
  • 昨日過去 (ja)
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