vocative

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Late Middle English, from Middle French vocatif, from Latin vocativus (calling), from vocatus (invocation), from vocare (to call), from Proto-Indo-European *wek-, *wekʷ-, *wokʷ- (give vocal utterance, speak). See Latin vōx.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vocative (comparative more vocative, superlative most vocative)

  1. Of or pertaining to calling; used in calling or vocation.
  2. (grammar) Used in address; appellative; — said of that case or form of the noun, pronoun, or adjective, in which a person or thing is addressed; as, Domine, O Lord.

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Noun[edit]

vocative (plural vocatives)

  1. (grammar) The vocative case

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vocative

  1. feminine plural of vocativo

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vocātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of vocātīvus

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vocative n pl

  1. plural form of vocativ