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accusative

(əkyo͞o`zətĭv') [Lat.,=accusing], in grammar of some languages, such as Latin, the casecase,
in language, one of the several possible forms of a given noun, pronoun, or adjective that indicates its grammatical function (see inflection); in inflected languages it is usually indicated by a series of suffixes attached to a stem, as in Latin amicus,
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 typically meaning that the noun refers to the entity directly affected by an action. The term is used for similar, but often not identical, features in the grammar of other languages. Thus in the English sentence "He helped him," him is in the accusative (or, as it is sometimes called, objective) case, he in the nominative.
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It [duh] can be constructed (a) with the subject of the milker and the direct object which refers (i) to the animal being milked (cow or cow substitute) or to the relevant body part (udder), or (ii) to the substance obtained by milking (milk or milk substitute, in particular, Soma); (P) with the subject of the cow (or cow substitute) and the accusative of milk etc.
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.
In Sabellian, the attested accusatives of singular personal pronouns include the Volscian miom, Umbrian and South Picene tiom and Oscan siom (Rix, La lingua, 231, n.
Interestingly enough, dative is realized inflectionally on [+M-Case] NPs, whilst [-M-Case] NPs take the preposition la + accusative.
I suggest mores non uescitur altos, 'does not feed on lofty characters'; uescor would be used with the accusative, a rare construction but firmly found in elegy at Tibullus 2.
The two variants: the nominative and the accusative of the personal-pronoun subject.
A good example about it lies in her interpretations of the following sentences in Tundra Nenets: with a nominative object (5) and with an accusative object (6) ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
11 as support for taking the instrumental as semantically governing the accusatives here, but they take the accusatives as syntactically dependent on caxri-.
Very striking is the use of nominative forms for emphatic accusatives.
The accusative matam in the OB version clearly shows that the text uses the construction with two accusatives.
Explicitly masculine grammar is shown by an article in Berks S529, by adjectives in Berks S605 and two features in SE Surrey S528(i), in the latter reinforced by endingless accusatives weorp.
834), the place-name accusatives rupiname and tra sahta are translated as locatives.