Definition of Genitive. Meaning of Genitive. Synonyms of Genitive

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Definition of Genitive

Genitive
Genitive Gen"i*tive, n. (Gram.) The genitive case. Genitive absolute, a construction in Greek similar to the ablative absolute in Latin. See Ablative absolute.

Meaning of Genitive from wikipedia

- In grammar, the genitive case (abbreviated gen) is the grammatical case that marks a word, usually a noun, as modifying another word, also usually a noun—thus...
- an apostrophe to an existing s. This form is sometimes called the Saxon genitive, reflecting the suffix's derivation from Old English. Personal pronouns...
- In grammar, a genitive construction or genitival construction is a type of grammatical construction used to express a relation between two nouns such as...
- of genitive. For example, the genitive construction "speed of the car" is equivalent to the possessive form "the car's speed". However, the genitive construction...
- Look up adverbial genitive in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. In grammar, an adverbial genitive is a noun declined in the genitive case that functions...
- and second noun declensions, but there are differences; for example the genitive singular ends in -īus or -ius instead of -ī or -ae. The cardinal numbers...
- nominative, accusative (including functions formerly handled by the dative) and genitive cases. They are used with personal pronouns: subjective case (I, you, he...
- Gr**** grammar, the genitive absolute is a grammatical construction consisting of a participle and often a noun both in the genitive case, which is very...
- The his genitive is a means of forming a genitive construction by linking two nouns with a possessive pronoun such as "his" (e.g. "my friend his car"...
- A genitive connector is a part of speech used in formation of compound terms through conjunctions. It is used especially in the Bantu languages to denote...