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case ending

noun

, Grammar.
  1. a suffix on an inflected noun, pronoun, or adjective that indicates its grammatical function.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of case ending1

First recorded in 1870–75

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Example Sentences

Legros prefers to remember nothing, the friendship in his case ending many years ago.

We have here another instance in the abolition of the genitive case-ending, out of many more that might be added.

The apparent case-ending thus resulting is called a termination.

Thus, portam (Accusative Singular) is formed by adding the case-ending -m to the stem porta-.

Determine stem in each of the following words and affix the above case-ending.

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