genitive
genitive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (linguistics)
a. el genitivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In English, double genitives are postnominal constructions that use the preposition "of."En inglés, los genitivos dobles son construcciones postnominales que emplean la preposición "of".
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (linguistics)
a. genitivo
The genitive case in Latin is mainly used to qualify nouns.El caso genitivo en latín se usa principalmente para modificar sustantivos.
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genitive
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el genitivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. genitivo(a)
genitive case(caso m) genitivo m
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genitive [ˈdʒenɪtɪv] (Ling)
noun
genitivo (m)
modifier
genitive case (n) caso (m) genitivo
in the genitive case en el genitivo
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