case ending


noun Grammar.

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

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Origin of case ending

First recorded in 1870–75
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Example sentences from the Web for case ending

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

    New Latin Grammar|Charles E. Bennett