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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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11 as support for taking the instrumental as semantically governing the accusatives here, but they take the accusatives as syntactically dependent on caxri-.
Old English Masculine Weak Noun Paradigm singular plural nominative nama naman accusative naman naman genitive naman namena dative naman namum
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.
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.
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.
Further, the variant accusative uiscum of F (and [phi]) is rightly retained with most editors (against Salmasius' correction uiscus).
But if a nominal termination does not arise after the final compound constituent, then in compounds such as dadhisecau (masculine or feminine nominative or accusative dual of dadhisee), the negation of replacement by retroflex s by A.
The two variants: the nominative and the accusative of the personal-pronoun subject.
The accusative matam in the OB version clearly shows that the text uses the construction with two accusatives.
Very striking is the use of nominative forms for emphatic accusatives.
834), the place-name accusatives rupiname and tra sahta are translated as locatives.
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.