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Case: case

Values: Abl Acc Com Dat Dis Gen Loc Nom Voc

In Beja, Case is an inflectional feature of adpositions, determiners, particles and pronouns.

Case helps specify the role of the noun phrase in the sentence.

Abl: ablatif

Prototypical meaning: direction from some point.

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Acc: accusative

Typically used when a noun or a personal pronoun is used as a complement for a predicate.

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Com: comitive

The comitative case corresponds to English “together with …”

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Dat: dative

Dative marks indirect objects or recipients of verbs. Beja has a dative set of pronouns, but nouns are marked with the directional postposition.

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Dis: distributive

The distributive case conveys that something happened to every member of a set, one in a time. Or it may express frequency.

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Gen: genitive

In Beja the genitive relation between a head noun and a dependent noun is marked by a suffix on the dependent noun.

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Loc: locative

In Beja, the locative is typically expressed by a enclitic postposition.

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Nom: nominative

Typically used when a noun or a personal pronoun is used as the subject of a clause. It is marked on determiners and pronouns in Beja.

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Voc: vocative

In Beja the vocative is a suffix on nouns that marks the addressee.

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Case in other languages: [am] [apu] [arr] [bej] [bg] [cs] [eme] [en] [ess] [et] [fi] [ga] [gn] [grc] [gub] [hu] [hy] [kmr] [koi] [kpv] [mdf] [myu] [myv] [pcm] [pt] [qpm] [ru] [sl] [sv] [tpn] [tr] [tt] [u] [uk] [urb] [urj]