genitive case

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Noun1.genitive case - the case expressing ownership
oblique, oblique case - any grammatical case other than the nominative
attributive genitive, attributive genitive case - a word in the genitive case that is used as an attributive adjective; "an example of the attributive genetive is `John's' in `John's mother'"
Translations
druhý pádgenitiv
genitivo
genetiivi
genitiv
birtokos eset
eignarfall
kilmininkas
rodilnik
genitiv
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Those speakers who admit such forms as grammatical, allow attaching the suffix -lasen to either the nominative or the genitive form of the pronominal stem (different speakers prefer different stems):
For example, OKTAHA is the genitive form of the Russian word for "octane", and according to the US Geographic Names Information System is the name of a populated place in Oklahoma.
The genitive form of the first person personal pronouns is used in the first left (L1) position to refer to the kinship relations of the 'I'.
also von Hintiber 2001: 178), who assumed a transfer of the -ha contained in the genitive form of the 1st person pronoun maha (from the CH dative mahyam) already attested in the Prakrits (cf.
Sligo is named "heathy island," from "Inish" for "island" and "fraeigh," the genitive form of the word for "heather" (520).
These coins are inscribed in a Greek genitive AZOY, and on the reverse, again in a genitive form, as ayasa in Kharosthl.
These findings are partially supported by an experimental study by Dabrowska (2005), who elicited the genitive form of both familiar and unfamiliar nouns.
The genitive form <Earhides>, governed by the verb geunnan, does not, of course, reflect feminine gender.
This may be either an abbreviation for matrona diaconissa or a genitive form from the noun diacon, diaconis: in the former case Nunnita was a deacon herself, in the latter the wife of a deacon.
On the other hand, the genitive, the apostrophe s ('s) genitive form is increasing and there has been a corresponding decline in the of-genitive.
Example: For Slovenian male nouns, ending with a consonant followed by "ilec", SSKJ often provides one of the following single or multiple pronunciations of the "ilc" sequence within the genitive form of the noun: [iUts]/[ilts], [ilts]/[iUts], [ilts], or [iUts]; examples would be Slovenian words "nosilca", "krotilca", "darovalca", etc.
The Shakespeare Name Dictionary suggests, for example, that Sycorax's description "owes much to Ovid's portrayal of Medea in Metamorphoses, 7"--this despite the fact that Ovid uses the word cornicis, the genitive form of cornix meaning "crow," and NOT korax or corax.