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Definition 1: the case expressing ownership - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for genitive in the sense of this definition

(genitive is a kind of ...) any grammatical case other than the nominative

(... is a kind of genitive ) a word in the genitive case that is used as an attributive adjective

"an example of the attributive genetive is `John's' in `John's mother'"

Definition 2: serving to express or indicate possession - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where genitive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • possessive pronouns
  • the genitive endings

Synonyms for genitive in the sense of this definition

(genitive belongs to category ...) the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

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