As illustrated in (7a), the preposition to, which assigns dative case
to its prepositional complement Mary in the source structure in (7b), disappears or is absorbed--still, the debate on the process of prepositional absorption remains open (Larson 1988; 2014).
The Experiencer may also occur as an Object in the dative case
, in idioms such as: a-i cadea cineva cu tronc cuiva (lit.
In this language, dative case
is extended to marking an O argument to disambiguate semantic roles in bivalent clauses.
In Ergative-Absolutive languages (Basque and Georgian), the terms Ergative case, Absolutive case and Dative case
were used in respect of clause elements in surface paradigms where Subjects of intransitive verbs and Objects of transitives were case-marked and cross-referenced in the agreement elements of the verb identically, and differently from the Subjects of transitive verbs.
Moreover -features agreement between the Appl and the relevant nominal results in assigning dative Case
to that nominal while -features agreement between the possessor and the functional category D in terms of [N] feature results in assigning genitive Case to the possessor.
The subjects of intransitive verbs always take Nominative or Dative case
. They cannot bear Ergative Case whether they are in perfective aspect or imperfective.
The topics include the conjugation prefixes, the dative case
, and the empathy hierarchy in Sumerian; some case problems in Ugaritic; grammatical roles of agent, subject, patient, and beneficiary in Hurrian; early Canaanite and Old Aramaic case in the light of language typology; allative in Indo-European; the problem of the ergative case in Hittite; and case markings of core arguments and alignment in Late Latin.
German uses the alternation between dative case
(position) and accusative case (destination) on the noun phrase complement (here only visible on the determiner).
Seiler (1983: 42) states that the dative case
is used with what he calls inherently possessed nouns.
At the same time, we find examples with prepositions like for or to assuming the roles played by the (benefactive) dative case
ending in Old and Early Middle English.
Example 3.4: Demonstrating dative case
(sampradAn kAraka-for and chaturthi vibhakti)
M's Reverse Interlinear also parses each word in the Greek New Testament (for example, identifying a word as a noun in the dative case
, singular and feminine; or a verb in the imperfect tense, active voice, third person and singular).
or wozu?--or the use of the genitive or dative case
with statt, wahrend, and wegen), and establish whether the forms conventionally regarded as non-standard are used in the national press.
"cultori" is in the dative case
, not the genitive (line 6); and the expansion of the title in the last line is not correct, perhaps due to another proofreading error.