accusative case

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

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Keywords: first valued-first linearized (to the left); SVO sequences; (derived) OSV/OVS sequences; failure of accusative Case valuation; counter-cyclic elements.
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.
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).
Morphologically, Pashto monotransitives show nominative- accusative case forms in the present and future tenses, and ergative-absolutive case pattern in the past tense: This paper tries to explain structural Case assignment in such constructions.
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.
Finnic languages do not have the accusative case in the classical sense, and so they have been referred to as "accusativeless" languages (BonogiiH 2000).
For example, in (12), accusative case is placed on the final word of the noun phrase 'all human kind' only:
The aim of this paper is to show that an analysis of the relevant phenomena that keeps the wh-interrogative isomorphism as a constant can give an insight into the mechanisms of an interesting correlation: that between T-to-C movement and accusative case assignment.
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.
Swedish prefers the nominative case (taller than I), whereas English largely prefers the accusative case (taller than me).
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.
In the internal argument, the ACCUSATIVE case is assigned functioning as the direct object.
Note that there is accusative case marker ko with oblique form of infinitive 1 Ik hlle 'to write'.
To state the grammatical rule that substantives in the accusative case can be objects but generally not subjects of sentences is not the same as forming a sentence with an accusative noun.
The noun diin occurs in nominative case as diin-u, in the accusative case as diin-a:, and in genitive case as diin-i.