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 Translation for 'vocative' from English to Russian
ADJ   vocative | more vocative | most vocative
NOUN   a vocative | vocatives
SYNO vocative | vocative case
линг.
звательный {adj} [о падеже]
vocative
линг.
вокатив {м}
vocative
линг.
звательный падеж {м}
vocative
линг.
звательный падеж {м}
vocative case
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Usage Examples English
  • For Vocative case: Due to lack of synthetic inflectional morphemes, a vocative particle is used.
  • Slovak does not commonly use the vocative case, while the Czech vocative is still very much alive.
  • Although there is no special vocative declension, the prefix уа- ("wa-"), when attached to a noun stem, can express a vocative form.
  • In Bulgarian masculine and feminine nouns have two cases (падежи) Nominative (Именителен падеж) and Vocative (Звателен падеж).
  • Grammatically "bhante" is a vocative case form of a Pali word "bhadanta" (venerable, reverend). The vocative case denotes and is used for address.

  • Middle Korean had three classes of the vocative case but practically only -아 / -야 is remaining in everyday life.
  • The Latin name "Iuppiter" originated as a vocative compound of the Old Latin vocative *"Iou" and "pater" ("father") and came to replace the Old Latin nominative case *"Ious".
  • In the vocative singular, names in -is, -ys, -ēs, -eus and -ās (Gen., -antis) form the vocative by dropping the -s from the nominative.
  • only in word-final position in the vocative singular, and before [...] in the neuter nominative and accusative plural.
  • When addressing Tonantzin directly, males use the suffixed vocative form "Tonāntziné" [...] , and females use the unsuffixed vocative form "Tonāntzín" [...].

  • Adjectives ending "-ius" use the vocative "-ie" ("ēbrie", "[...] drunk man", vocative of "ēbrius"), just as in Old Latin all "-ius" nouns did ("fīlie", "[...] son", archaic vocative of "fīlius").
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