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Case: case

Bulgarian nouns have lost case inflection except for the occasional vocative (v). The cases are still alive in personal pronouns: nominative (n), accusative (a) and dative (d).

Accusative and dative cases are still present in the masculine, singular forms of some other pronouns – interrogative, indefinite, collective, relative, negative. Please note that the long dative forms are analytical and thus, only the accusative form is marked after the preposition ‘на’.

Voc: vocative

In Bulgarian only some nouns have special vocative forms (v):


Nom: nominative


Dat: dative


In our tagset another idiosyncratic case has been marked – the so-called ‘dative possessive case’ (s). It refers to situations where the short possessive pronoun comes before its possessor noun and thus – next to the verb.

The canonical sentence would be: Той взе шапката ми / Toj vze šapkata mi “He took hat.DEF my.POSS” (He took my hat).

Acc: accusative


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