accusative case

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Related to accusative case: genitive case, dative case
  • noun

Synonyms for accusative case

the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb

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In other circumstances, though, languages use adjectival (mostly in English) and/or verbal predication structures to describe affected facial parts either with the nominative case (to signal the process of the pain effect) or the accusative case (to highlight the affected part).
nouns or adjectives, that appear with object-like dependents in the accusative case, that is in a configuration traditionally associated with the verbal system and called "transitive.
In (10), lavorare assigns the NOMINATIVE case to its VP external argument but is not able to assign an ACCUSATIVE case because the verb thematic structure does not display a VP internal argument.
German in combining with accusative case to express Goal meaning and with dative case to express Place: in [die.
earth" is in the accusative case, not the dative case that
The final assertion, with "Russia" in the accusative case, is not that one should resort to religion when in Russia, but, rather, that the country itself is an object of belief.
2: Demonstarting Accusative Case (karma kAraka-object and dviteeyA vibhakti)
In English, prepositions take the accusative case," he says.
A sentence begins quite simply, then undulates and expands, parantheses intervene like quick-set hedges, flowers of comparison bloom, and three fields off, like a wounded partridge, crouches the principal verb, making one wonder as one picks it up, poor little thing, whether after all it was worth such a tramp, so many guns, and such expensive dogs, and what, after all, is its relation to the main subject, potted so gaily half a page back, and proving finally in the accusative case.
Yet in the sentence Selje v hotel (He went to a hotel), the token hotel should be tagged as a noun in accusative case.
And then there is an extraordinary man on RUK who, perhaps as a matter of principle, never uses the accusative case.
I was, however, disturbed by occasional "dative sickness," especially the repeated use of the dative instead of the accusative case after the verb pora, meaning "to dare.
In the following, I will show that the core forms of the type do not have the semantics expected of a perfect stem derivative, and that they behave syntactically like participles rather than real agent nouns, in that they assign accusative case to their direct objects and can be modified by adverbs.
In Eastern Mansi this means that the Patient is in the accusative case or unmarked (nominative), and the Recipient in the lative.
German uses the alternation between dative case (position) and accusative case (destination) on the noun phrase complement (here only visible on the determiner).