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Definition for: genitive

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English

Etymology

Latin genitivus , from gignere , genitum (to beget). See gender.

Adjective

genitive ( not comparable )

  1. ( grammar ) Of or pertaining to that case (as the second case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses origin or possession. It corresponds to the possessive case in English.

Translations

of or pertaining to the case of possession
  • Arabic: إضَافيّ (iɖáːfi) , جَرِّي (járri)
  • Bulgarian: родителен (rodítelen)
  • Catalan: genitiu m . , genitiva f .
  • Czech: genitivní
  • Dutch: genitief m .
  • Finnish: genetiivi- (in compounds)
  • French: génitif m . , génitive f .
  • German: genitivisch
  • Hebrew: יחס הקנײן (yakhas ha-knayn) m .
  • Hungarian: birtokos
  • Icelandic: eignarfalls- ( in compounds )
  • Japanese: 属格 (ぞっかく, zokkakú), 生格 (せいかく, seikakú; for Slavic )
  • Latin: genetivus, genetiva, genetivum m/f/n
  • Portuguese: genitivo m . , genitiva f .
  • Russian: родительный, родительная, родительное, родительные (rodítel’nyj, rodítel’naja, rodítel’noje, rodítel’nyje) m/f/n/pl
  • Slovene: rodilniški m . , rodilniška f . , rodilniško n .
  • Spanish: genitivo m . , genitiva f .

Noun

genitive ( countable and uncountable; plural genitives )

  1. ( grammar ) ( uncountable ) The genitive case; the inflection pattern (of any given language) that expresses origin or ownership and possession.
  2. ( grammar ) ( countable ) A word inflected in the genitive case; a word indicating origin, ownership or possession.

Translations

the genitive case
  • Arabic: حَالةُ المُضَافِ إلَيْه (ħáːltu l-muɖáːfi iléyh) , مَجْرُور (madžrúːr)
  • Bulgarian: родителен падеж (rodítelen padéž) m .
  • Catalan: genitiu m .
  • Czech: genitiv m . , druhý pád m .
  • Danish: ejefald
  • Dutch: genitief m . , tweede naamval m .
  • Finnish: genetiivi, omanto ( obsolete )
  • French: génitif m .
  • German: Genitiv m .
  • Greek: γενική (yenikí) f .
  • Hebrew: יחס הקנײן (yakhas ha-knayn) m .
  • Hungarian: birtokos eset
  • Icelandic: eignarfall n .
  • Latin: casus genetivus m .
  • Portuguese: genitivo m .
  • Russian: родительный падеж (rodítel’nyj padéž) m .
  • Slovak: druhý pád m . , genitív m .
  • Slovene: rodilnik m .
  • Spanish: genitivo m .
a word in the genitive inflection

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