- genital warts,
- genitofemoral nerve,
Origin of genitive
Examples 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
- the genitive case
- a word or speech element in this case
Word Origin for genitive
late 14c., from Old French genitif or directly from Latin (casus) genitivus "case expressing possession, source, origin," from genitus (past participle of gignere; see genital); misused by Latin grammarians to render Greek genike (ptosis) "generic (case)," expressing race or kind (see genus). The noun meaning "the genitive case in grammar" is from 1610s.