genitive case

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John's milkJohn's is in the genitive (and in the possessive) case.
glass of milkmilk is in the genitive (but not the possessive) case.

genitive case ‎(plural genitive cases)

  1. (grammar) Noun case used to express some relationship such as possession or origin. It corresponds roughly to the English preposition "of."

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