direct address

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direct address

[də¦rekt ′a‚dres]
(computer science)
Any address specifying the location of an operand.
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In the Japanese language, when the subject, the object, and the vocative case are expected to be designated clearly, we put -ha (or -ga), -wo and -yo respectively after a noun.
1) In the course of these conversations Cicero depicts himself as addressing his interlocutors directly, using the vocative case,(2) on 45 occasions;(3) the other characters, however, never address Cicero at all.
Naturally, certain thorns and prickles do still catch our sleeves - vocative case, Grimm's Law, apo koinou, untranslated Latin quotations, and i-mutation among them.
They are often interchangeable in the poems, but not always: in the more than one hundred appearances of basileus there is not one in the vocative case in the masculine, or one applied to the gods, whether male or female.
The sentence [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], `either I am leaving or you <are> or Dionysius <is>', for instance, will be incongruous if [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] `you' is taken to be in the vocative case, which is what Apollonius' opponent here maintains; if, however, [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is in the nominative, as and [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] are, it will not (synt.