naamval

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From naam ‎(name, noun, nominal) +‎ val ‎(case). The oldest terms were val and geval, translating Latin casus ‎(case), but the grammatical meaning of those words is now obsolete. naam when used in the sense "noun" is also obsolete.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

naamval m ‎(plural naamvallen, diminutive naamvalletje n)

  1. (grammar) case

See also[edit]

Cases in the Indo-European languages: