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vocative

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English

Etymology

Late Middle English < from Middle French vocatif < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vocativus ("calling") < vocatus ("invocation") < vocare ("to call") < Proto-Indo-European *wek- (give vocal utterance, speak).

Adjective

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Positive
vocative

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Of or pertaining to calling; used in calling or vocation.
  2. (grammar) used in address; appellative; — said of that case or form of the noun, pronoun, or adjective, in which a person or thing is addressed; as, Domine, O Lord.

Translations

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Noun

Singular
vocative

Plural
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vocative ({{{1}}})
  1. (grammar) The vocative case

Translations

See also


Italian

Adjective

vocative f.

  1. Feminine plural form of vocativo

Romanian

Noun

vocative n. pl.

  1. Plural form of vocativ.

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