именительный

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From имен- (imen-, name) +‎ -тельный (-telʹnyj), formed by analogy to other cases such as роди́тельный (rodítelʹnyj, genitive) that end in -и́тельный (-ítelʹnyj) (the corresponding verb is actually именова́ть (imenovátʹ, to name)). Calque of Ancient Greek ὀνομαστική (onomastikḗ, for naming).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɪmʲɪˈnʲitʲɪlʲnɨj]

Adjective[edit]

имени́тельный (imenítelʹnyj)

  1. (grammar) nominative
    имени́тельный паде́ж
    imenítelʹnyj padéž
    nominative case

Declension[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

Russian cases