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gram·mat·i·cal case

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  1. case, grammatical casenoun

    nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence


  1. grammatical casenoun

    A mode of inflection of a word dependent on its use, especially the syntactic function in a phrase.


  1. Grammatical case

    Case is a grammatical category whose value reflects the grammatical function performed by a noun or pronoun in a phrase, clause, or sentence. In some languages, nouns, pronouns and their modifiers take different inflected forms depending on what case they are in. English has largely lost its case system, although case distinctions can still be seen with the personal pronouns: forms such as I, he and we are used in the role of subject, while forms such as me, him and us are used in the role of object. Languages such as Ancient Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, Russian and Finnish have extensive case systems, with nouns, pronouns, adjectives and determiners all inflecting to indicate their case. A language may have a number of different cases. Commonly encountered cases include nominative, accusative, dative and genitive. A role that one of these languages marks by case will often be marked in English using a preposition. For example, the English prepositional phrase with foot might be rendered in Russian using a single noun in the instrumental case, or in Ancient Greek as τῷ ποδί tōi podi, meaning "the foot" with both words changing to dative form.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grammatical case in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grammatical case in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. evangelist
    • B. ternion
    • C. anil
    • D. mitre

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