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accusative
American English: /əˈkjuzədɪv/
British English: /əˈkjuːzətɪv/

Translation of accusative in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • The nominal system distinguishes five cases: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, and ablative; the genitive and dative endings are always the same.
    • As students of the language may recall, German has four cases - nominative, genitive, dative, and accusative - which see words change in order to explain their relationship to each other.
    • Classical Mongolian had seven cases, all clearly distinguished, in contrast to Latin: nominative, accusative, dative, genitive, ablative, instrumental, and comitative.

adjective

  • Example sentences
    • In ordinary English this is a function that goes with accusative case on a pronoun: if you knock on my door and I call out Who is it?
    • So long as the payoff phrase is not actually a subject (even though it's interpreted as the subject), the basic case rule would predict accusative case.
    • However, when studying German I was taught some grammar: so I thus learned the difference between a past tense and a past participle, and the difference between the nominative and the accusative cases.

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