Definition of partitive genitive in English:

Share this entry

partitive genitive

noun

Grammar
A genitive used to indicate a whole divided into or regarded in parts, expressed in English by of as in most of us.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: par¦ti|tive geni|tive

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.