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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The case (in some inflected languages) used when the referent of the noun is being addressed adj. - Relating to a case used in some languages.

Usage examples (38)
  • There's also the vocative case, which is missing in modern Russian.
  • vocative verb endings
  • For Rosenstock-Huessy, the vocative is the condition of dialogue and hence the real condition of a new truth.
  • Nominative for vocative.a. The use of the nominative for the vocative was a colloquialism in classical Greek. for more
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