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- genetive (rare)
genitive (not comparable)
- (grammar) Of or pertaining to that case (as the second case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses a quality, origin or possession. It corresponds to the possessive case in English.
- The student who had taken a German exam realised his error afterwards. He had used the dative case instead of the genitive case to show possession.
of or pertaining to the case of possession
- (grammar, uncountable) An inflection pattern (of any given language) that expresses origin or ownership and possession.
- (grammar, countable) A word inflected in the genitive case; a word indicating origin, ownership or possession.
word in the genitive inflection
- plural of