genetivus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From genitus, the perfect passive participial stem of gignō (to be born), + -īvus (verbal adjective–forming suffix), with the vowel i changed to e. In the grammatical sense, possibly a calque of Ancient Greek γενῐκή (genikḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

genetīvus m (genitive genetivī); second declension

  1. of or belonging to generation or birth
  2. native
  3. belonging to a family or gens
  4. (grammar) genitive

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative genetīvus genetīvī
genitive genetīvī genetīvōrum
dative genetīvō genetīvīs
accusative genetīvum genetīvōs
ablative genetīvō genetīvīs
vocative genetīve genetīvī

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