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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.
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
▼ English terms derived from the PIE root *ǵenh₁- (0 c, 82 e)
- plural of