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serving to express or indicate possession

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Those speakers who admit such forms as grammatical, allow attaching the suffix -lasen to either the nominative or the genitive form of the pronominal stem (different speakers prefer different stems):
The other modifiers contain genitive constructions (devil's, lady's), (7) verbs (bleed, sneeze), prepositional phrases (of the valley, of grace), or a numeral (single).
VERB, PREP, Nominative COUNT, Genitive COUNT, Dative COUNT, Accusative COUNT, Instrumental COUNT, Locative COUNT.
In all cases, where there are specific epithets, these must be declined in the genitive, if they are declinable.
Keywords: infix endocentric formation compound genitive particle.
The genitive form of the first person personal pronouns is used in the first left (L1) position to refer to the kinship relations of the 'I'.
Russian entries, for instance, present the information on the genitive case of the headword.
The specifier function is mostly realized by determinatives (8) or genitive NPs, as in the woman's face, but not all genitives are specifiers; the genitives in, say, cow's milk and an old people's home are modifiers, not specifiers.
The phrase is clearly not a subjective genitive in the way that "God of love" could be taken, namely as God's love for us.
Genitive complements, either without prepositions or in a prepositional phrase od+genitive (6), with verbs such as bojati se (to be afraid of), plasiti se (to be scared of), strahovati (to fear), gnusati se (to loathe), stidjeti se (to be ashamed of), sramiti se (to be ashamed of), groziti se (tu shudder), libiti se (to hesitate), zazirati (to have an aversion to) and so on are primarily motivated by the nature of emotion they express i.
She could easily conjugate and use the correct form of the Arabic verbs, make plural from singular, correctly use Arabic prepositions in genitive case and make nominal and verbal sentences.
The noun diin occurs in nominative case as diin-u, in the accusative case as diin-a:, and in genitive case as diin-i.
While in standard Polish genitive singular of masculine nouns has two endings, -a and -u, in Canadian Polish -a is predominant (koniaka, termometra, pomysla), though unexpected--u forms can be found as well (cieniu, sierpniu), probably due to the tendency to use familiar forms and thus increase syncretism (the -u forms are the correct forms in the locative case).
The inventory of grammatical cases of the Tsezic languages typically includes the Absolutive, the Ergative, the Instrumental and the first and second Genitive.