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Definition for: dative

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English

Etymology

Latin dativus (appropriate to giving), from dare (to give). See 2nd date.

Adjective

dative

  1. ( grammar ) Noting the case of a noun which expresses the remoter or indirect object, generally indicated in English by to or for with the objective.
  2. ( law ) In one's gift; capable of being disposed of at will and pleasure, as an office.
  3. ( law ) Removable, as distinguished from perpetual; — said of an officer.
  4. ( law ) Given by a magistrate, as distinguished from being cast upon a party by the law — Burril. Bouvier

Related terms

Translations

  • Belarusian: давальны (davál’ny)
  • Bulgarian: дателен (dátelen)
  • Catalan: datiu m . , dativa f .
  • Dutch: datief m .
  • French: datif m .
  • German: Dativ-, dativisch
  • Hungarian: részeshatározó
  • Icelandic: þágufalls- (1)
  • Latin: dativus, dativa, dativum m/f/n
  • Portuguese: dativo m .
  • Russian: дательный, дательная, дательное, дательные (dátel’nyj, dátel’naja, dátel’noje, dátel’nyje) m/f/n/pl
  • Spanish: dativo m .
  • Swedish: dativ

Noun

dative

  1. The dative case.

Translations

  • Arabic: حَالةُ المَفْعُولُ لَهُ (ħáːltu l-mafʕúːlu láhu) f . , حَالَة مِنْ حَالاَتُ النُّصْب (ħáːla min al-ħaláːtu n-núʂb) f .
  • Belarusian: давальны склон (davál’ny sklon) m .
  • Bulgarian: дателен падеж (dátelen padéž) m .
  • Catalan: datiu m .
  • Dutch: datief m . , derde naamval m . , meewerkend voorwerp n .
  • French: datif m . , complément d'objet indirect m . , C.O.I. m .
  • German: Dativ m . , Wemfall m . , dritter Fall m .
  • Finnish: datiivi
  • Hungarian: részeshatározó eset
  • Icelandic: þágufall n .
  • Japanese: 与格 (よかく, yokakú)
  • Latin: casus dativus m .
  • Polish: celownik m .
  • Russian: дательный падеж (dátel’nyj padéž) m .
  • Slovak: tretí pád m . , datív m .
  • Slovene: dajalnik m .
  • Spanish: caso dativo m .
  • Swedish: dativ

Other Translations for "dative"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codedative
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Pig Latinativeday

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