and nouns like boy, girl, kid, lad(die), lass(ie), man, quean and woman, and which may be separated by a comma (thus functioning independently) or may occur together as one syntactic unit in the same vocative form.
What is interesting, however, is the way in which these nouns appear to be used in relatively marked pragmatic contexts, in which their use as a vocative form appears to add disparaging or endearing values -precisely the kind of values that, as we saw above, diminutive forms may also express.
It is this structure of the 'to come' that is unmistakable in the vocative form
of Aristotle's 'O my friends, there is no friend'.
Such statement is right in philological terms, in as much as the Italian Jesuit realized that padme is a vocative form
of padma, although he did not venture to provide a translation of the spell.
33% of cases it follows a vocative form
of a noun, usually a personal name, the choice of reporting verbs is limited to seggen (54.
Furthermore, although his older beach companion "Jaschiu" (Mann's phonetic spelling of "Jasio," the vocative form
of the name "Jas") also existed, and was called Jan Fudakowski, he was in reality Adzio's junior by a few months and therefore neither the "sturdy lad with brilliantined black hair" of the novella nor, afortiori, the muscular hunk, visibly in his late teens or even early twenties, of the film that Luchino Visconti adapted from the book in 1971.
The vocative form
is used with frequent appeals by name to the writer's friend "Molly.
In the fourth verse of Kyrie 4, vivifice cannot be translated as the imperative "vivify" (which would have been vivifica), but rather must be read as the vocative form
of the noun vivificus ("life-giving" or "life-giver").
Avoidance of formal co-incidence is also invoked to explain the absence of a vocative form
of [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], a form which would be identical with the accusative case [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (synt.
Note that singular oblique and vocative forms
of Urdu noun b@cha 'child' are identical to its plural nominative form.
with zero endings ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
However, though marked by vocative forms
, apostrophe is not dialogue, for even if the addressee is part of the orator's audience and thus can "hear" the apostrophe, conventionally the addressee does not reply.