Definition of Vocative. Meaning of Vocative. Synonyms of Vocative

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Definition of Vocative

Vocative
Vocative Voc"a*tive, n. [L. vocativus (sc. casus): cf. F. vocatif.] (Gram.) The vocative case.
Vocative
Vocative Voc"a*tive, a. [L. vocativus, fr. vocare to call.] Of or pertaining to calling; used in calling; specifically (Gram.), used in address; appellative; -- said of that case or form of the noun, pronoun, or adjective, in which a person or thing is addressed; as, Domine, O Lord.

Meaning of Vocative from wikipedia

- In grammar, the vocative case (abbreviated VOC) is a grammatical case which is used for a noun that identifies a person (animal, object, etc.) being addressed...
- nouns, the nominative singular, vocative singular, and accusative singular are identical; and the nominative plural, vocative plural, and accusative plural...
- nominative, oblique case, and the vocative case. The vocative case is now obsolete and the oblique case doubles as the vocative case. The pronoun cases that...
- in a sentence, their form changes to one of the five cases (nominative, vocative, accusative, genitive, or dative). The set of forms that a noun will take...
- -da (dative), -ac (accusative), -lo (locative), -in (instrumental), -vo (vocative), -ab (ablative), and so on. The sentence "The dog chased the cat" would...
- have a separate form used for addressing a person (vocative case), but in most nouns the vocative is the same as the nominative. Some nouns, such as the...
- Requiem M****: Pie is the vocative of the word pius ("pious", "dutiful to one's parent or God"). "Jesu" (Iesu in Latin) is the vocative of Jesus/Iesus. Requiem...
- Kyrie, a transliteration of Gr**** Κύριε, vocative case of Κύριος (Kyrios), is a common name of an important prayer of Christian liturgy, also called the...
- directly, males use the suffixed vocative form Tonāntziné [toˌnaːntsinˈé] while females use the unsuffixed vocative form Tonāntzín [tonaːnˈtsín] Such...
- The Hare Krishna mantra is composed of Sanskrit names in the singular vocative case: Hare, Krishna, and Rama (in Anglicized spelling). It is a poetic...