vocativus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vocō ‎(to call, summon) +‎ -īvus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vocātīvus m ‎(feminine vocātīva, neuter vocātīvum); first/second declension

  1. (grammar) of or belonging to calling, vocative
  2. (masculine noun, scilicet casus) vocative case, vocative
    • 1855, Grammatici latini ex recensione Henrici Keilii vol. II: Prisciani institutionum grammaticarum libri I-XII ex recensione Martini Hertzii. Lipsiae, page 186 (= Priscianus, Institutiones grammaticae, page 671 P.)
      vocativus etiam salutatorius vocatur, ut 'o Aenea' et 'salve Aenea'

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative vocātīvus vocātīva vocātīvum vocātīvī vocātīvae vocātīva
genitive vocātīvī vocātīvae vocātīvī vocātīvōrum vocātīvārum vocātīvōrum
dative vocātīvō vocātīvae vocātīvō vocātīvīs vocātīvīs vocātīvīs
accusative vocātīvum vocātīvam vocātīvum vocātīvōs vocātīvās vocātīva
ablative vocātīvō vocātīvā vocātīvō vocātīvīs vocātīvīs vocātīvīs
vocative vocātīve vocātīva vocātīvum vocātīvī vocātīvae vocātīva