naamval

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch naamval.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːm.fɑl/
  • Hyphenation: naam‧val

Noun[edit]

naamval (plural naamvalle)

  1. (grammar) grammatical case
    Synonyms: kasus, casus
Derived terms[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From naam (name, noun, nominal) +‎ val (case), calque of Latin cāsus nōminis. The oldest terms were val and geval, translating Latin casus (case), but the grammatical meaning of those words is now obsolete. Naam in the sense “noun” is also obsolete now.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːm.vɑl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: naam‧val

Noun[edit]

naamval m (plural naamvallen, diminutive naamvalletje n)

  1. (grammar) case
    Synonym: casus

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Cases in the Indo-European languages: