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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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The first possibility is the accusative of the first person singular pronoun mi in Etruscan, variously spelled as mini, mine, min, mene, men and, once, mi (the last variant explained as an instance of haplography by Rix, La scrittura, 229).
(5) Of course, since these general theses can be proved only by systematic and non-selective analysis of corpus data, authors will analyse all emotion verbs which open up space for genitive, dative, accusative and instrumental complements.
In accusative case the word diin occurs as the object of the verb.
(8) IN GOAL + IN in der Stadt in die Stadt in the.DAT city in the.ACC city 'in the city' 'into the city' The dative and accusative cases in German are not local cases, but here they are used in a "local" way, to encode directionality.
Therefore the object would traditionally be glossed as accusative. The object in (1b) would be absolutive.
No Case(in Karka Vibhakt in meaning English) (in sanskrit) sanskrit 1 Nominative kartA Prathma Agent or subject 2 Accusative Karma dviteeyA Object 3 Instrumental karaNa triteeyA With, by 4 Dative sampradAn Chaturthi For 5 Ablative apAdAn Panchami From 6 Genitive Sambandh Shashti Of 7 Locative Adhikaran Saptami In, on, into 8 Vocative sambodhan sambodhan Oh!
Lucretius employed hilum, 'a tiny bit', as a noun in the nominative (3,220), accusative (3,518 (subject); 3,1087) and ablative (5,1409) singular cases and as an adverbial accusative (3,518; 3,783; 3,813; 3,830; 3,867; 4,379; 4,1268; 5,358).
Does the wholesale abandonment of the accusative form of 'who'--i.e.
Meanwhile, the strange retention of the archaic feminine accusative in the phrase' brought Eniten' (1.
Nominative case generally signals independent Acts whereas Accusative case is the typical formal expression of dependent Acts.
In the accusative form the ending changes to -ON/-ov [on], for example: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [kalon eepnon] ('Have a good sleep', 'sleep' being the direct object and hence in the accusative ease); and [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [kalon neon etos] ('Have a good year' or 'Happy New Year', accusative ease).
And then there is an extraordinary man on RUK who, perhaps as a matter of principle, never uses the accusative case.