accusative case


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

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Thus, if one says "him", in the accusative Case, as opposed to "he", in the nominative, in isolation the default implication is that the accusative pronoun constitutes a syntactic object that is missing a subject; likewise, genitive "his" in isolation evokes an undetermined possessive construction of some sort.
Thus, the OD a book undergoes NP-movement to the specifier of the SC, leaving a trace (t i) behind to be assigned accusative case from the verbal head gave--as shown in (5b), this position was occupied by the indirect object (OI) Mary in the source DOC.
It is the accusative Case and masculine gender shared between Freund and den that yield unambiguous referencing.
Again, higher values correspond to actor properties and therefore markers with scores close to zero can be understood as O markers (or "accusative cases", once grammatical roles are distinguished), whereas markers with scores close to one can be understood as A markers ("ergative cases").
This subjectivity prompts the participants to see themselves in a certain way--as a nation, invoked through the generic use of the proper noun "Russia" ([phrase omitted], proper noun, singular, genitive case) and the collective noun "people" ([phrase omitted], collective noun, accusative case), which is self-centered, self-contained, and noninvolved in the international arena.
The acronym denotes the part of speech ("gbz" being verb, "sbz" noun, "pbz" adjective and "rbz" adverb) while the number denotes the case, and "sbz4" stands for a noun in the accusative case. Finally, one can observe that in the grammatical relation the preposition is lexicalized, which is taken over from the Sketch grammar formalism.
6.Amednment of the form of consecutive accusative case nunnations to avoid ambiguity,
On the contrary, stinging aspect of pain of the Lithuanian expressions takes grammatical constructions with the accusative case to indicate affectedness of the facial parts with the patient's loss to control the process.
The overall conclusion, for structural Case assignment in Pashto monotransitive constructions, is that -features agreement between the functional head T and a nominal results in assigning nominative Case to that nominal while - features agreement between the functional head small or Voice (depending on tense) and a nominal results in assigning accusative Case to that nominal.
Bacon's sets the tone in line one, "A Sign stands in the category of Relation and is spoken of essentially with respect to that [the interpreter] to which it signifies, because it places that [interpreter] in act when the sign itself is in act, and in potentiality when the sign itself is in potentiality." Hence, for Bacon, the dative trumps the accusative case in regard to the being of a sign.
In 91 09 14 BA, for instance, the accusative case Europam nostram seems unintelligible in the sentence Germaniam vestram intuemini: apertis aut occultis dissidiis laborat; Europam nostram ardet civilibus fere externisque bellis, until one goes back to Lipsius's original spelling, which makes clear that we have an ellipsis of intuemini at hand: Germaniam vestram intuemini, apertis aut occultis dissidiis laborat: Europam nostram, ardet civilibus fere externisque bellis.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, 'hi' may be any of four things: An abbreviation of 'high' frequently used in advertising and commercial slogans; an exclamation used to draw attention (mainly in the US); a third person singular feminine objective personal pronoun; or a third person plural pronoun, either in the nominative or accusative case. Since these last two fell out of use in the early 14th century, we may plump for the attention-drawing exclamation as the most likely intent of all those emailers.
The syntactic and semantic differences between the two sets of forms may be illustrated with the following examples from Romanian, in which te is the unstressed and tine the stressed allomorph of the accusative case of the second person singular pronoun.