Definitions for vocativeˈvɒk ə tɪv
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vocative, vocative case(adj)
the case (in some inflected languages) used when the referent of the noun is being addressed
relating to a case used in some languages
"vocative verb endings"
The vocative case
Of or pertaining to calling; used in calling or vocation.
used in address; appellative; u2014 said of that case or form of the noun, pronoun, or adjective, in which a person or thing is addressed; as, Domine, O Lord.
Origin: Late , from vocatif, from vocativus, from vocatus, from vocare, from wek-. See Latin vox.
of or pertaining to calling; used in calling; specifically (Gram.), 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
the vocative case
Origin: [L. vocativus, fr. vocare to call.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vok′a-tiv, adj. pertaining to the act of calling, applied to the grammatical case used in personal address.—n. the case of a word when a person or thing is addressed. [L. vocativus—vocāre.]
The numerical value of vocative in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of vocative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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