"genitive" Definition

  1. a. Of or pertaining to that case (as the second case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses source or possession. It corresponds to the possessive case in English.
  2. n. The genitive case.

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Position in dictionary: 41479 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., n.,
Words that start with "genitive": 1
Words that end with "genitive": 4
Words that contain "genitive": 5
Next words in dictionary: genitocrural, genitor, genitourinary, geniture, genius, geniuses, genoese, genouillere, genre, gens
Previous words in dictionary: genitival, geniting, genitals, genital, genista, genipap, geniohyoid, genio, genii, genie

English Dictionary Definition of genitive

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