I'm wondering if there is a specific word that refers to a "tone of command." I'm putting it in double quotations because in my native language (Korean) we have a specific word called "myung-nyung-jo" (for some reason the website won't let me write Korean) which literally translates to "commanding tone" but I can't think of anything in English.

I initially thought that it may be related to causative verbs, but that doesn't seem accurate as well. For example:

  1. Could you find my glasses for me?
  2. Find my glasses for me.

The second sentence would be the type of sentence I'm interested in. Thanks.


The second sentence is in the imperative mood.

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