nominative

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English nominatyf, either via Old French nominatif or directly from Latin nōminatīvus (pertaining to naming, nominative)

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Adjective[edit]

nominative (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Giving a name; naming; designating; — said of that case or form of a noun which stands as the subject of a finite verb.
  2. Making a selection or nomination; choosing.
    • 2014, Eva Diaz, The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College
      To Duchamp, an artist's nominative act—the declaration itself regardless of the object—was itself the art. He could choose anything indifferent to, or even in spite of, its aesthetic merits.

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Noun[edit]

nominative (plural nominatives)

  1. The nominative case.
  2. A noun in the nominative case.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nominative

  1. feminine singular of nominatif

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nominative

  1. feminine plural of nominativo

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nōminātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of nōminātīvus

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “nominative”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nominative

  1. feminine plural nominative of nominativ
  2. feminine plural accusative of nominativ
  3. neuter plural nominative of nominativ
  4. neuter plural accusative of nominativ

Noun[edit]

nominative n pl

  1. plural of nominativ