genitive

Part of speech: adjective

Indicating source, possession, or the like.

Part of speech: noun

Ln Latin, Greek etc. the genitive case.

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Usage examples "genitive":

  1. With regard to this idiomatic use of the genitive case, vide " Grammar," page 96, paragraph b. - "Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes", Mir Amman of Dihli.
  2. For the genitive, besides the Standard jong, are found ha, am- ba, am, and am- nam. - "The Khasis", P. R. T. Gurdon.
  3. Here, says Dr. Crombie, the genitive singular is improperly used for the objective case plural. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.