genitive case


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Most of the verbs which appear in the same clauses as sebe take the genitive case in OCS, so they could not co-occur with se, which according to descriptive sources realizes the accusative case.
It occurs in nominative case 8 times, in accusative case 14 times, and in genitive case 40 times.
Thus, not only is it necessary to set the morphosyntactic features of the adjective to agree with the possessed noun, but a whole new word needs to be derived, which is surely less economic than simply marking an existing noun for genitive case.
Some of the Scottish names were somewhat Russified: usually such derivatives were turned into a Russian neuter genitive case, such as Briussovo (i.
1, a species-group name, if a noun in the genitive case formed directly from a latinized personal name, must follow the Latin grammar rules (cf.
The differences in the relative word order of determiners and possessives have usually been explained by the raising of the possessive from [Spec, PossP] to [Spec, NumP] in Romance languages (Valois 1991; Picallo 1994) as a result of the need of a possessive form to get genitive case.
It was the Anglican bishop and grammarian Robert Lowth in 1752 who first called what had been the genitive case the "possessive.
The genitive: The genitive case expresses possessive relationship by means of inflections.
Secondly, as Van Valin and LaPolla (1997: 665) state, Genitive case can replace Dative case since "Dative is the default case for non-macrorole direct core arguments, and as a default case it must be overridden with certain verbs.
preposition takes dative or genitive case, O, the combinations
In such a construction the personal name might well be expected to show a genitive case marker, though it is never an absolute requirement in place-names of this type.
Confidence sags when a writer does not know how to spell (for example, on page 59, Apuleius has become Apulius); ignore accents (Trinita for Triniti); thinks Joachimi de Sandrart is someone's name rather than his name in the genitive case on a titlepage (Joachim von Sandrart); is not acquainted with the different rules for capitalisation in book or article titles in the languages she employs; and does not always bother with page numbers.
On page 95 what is apparently the Russian phrase "so styda" has been translated as "with you (yes) I," because, the explanation goes, "the word for 'shame,' which, in the genitive case as it appears in the text, is styda; it is divided (division being a theme of the poem as a whole) into s ('with'), ty ('you'), and d(a) - which can be read as da ('yes') and a, which is the hard form of the vowel ya, 'I'.
1)Itself, as Professor Coleman remarks, not an entirely satisfactory term, since it is the general function of the genitive case to define.
3SG be ill-3PL die-PSTN-3PL 'Ten mother's children were ill, died' The occurrences with the nominal possessor marked for the locative are very limited, the genitive case is by far the most prominent and common marker for nominal PNPs.