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Origin of genitive
OTHER WORDS FROM genitivegen·i·ti·val [jen-i-tahy-vuhl], /ˌdʒɛn ɪˈtaɪ vəl/, adjectivegen·i·ti·val·ly, adverbun·gen·i·tive, adjective
Words nearby genitive
Example sentences from the Web for genitive
But the Attic writers often use it as a neuter word; and the genitive case, as they use it, is .
Substantives of French origin take a genitive in -es or -s, and remain unchanged in the dat.
The genitive Σουσαννάς (instead of ης) occurs occasionally in all the above MSS.The Three Additions to Daniel, A Study|William Heaford Daubney
Swa ibruce &c., As surely as I possess my kingdom: brcan usually takes a genitive; here with dative or accusative.
My, as stated above, is a form originally accusative, but now used in a genitive sense.The English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
British Dictionary definitions for genitive
- the genitive case
- a word or speech element in this case