Complete Definition of "partitive case"

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Noun
partitive case

#grammar: noun case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb, or that the effect is not real. It often corresponds roughly to the English words "some" or "any." It is similar in many ways to the genitive case. Some languages that make use of the partitive case include Finnish, Estonian, and Russian.

Translations

Finnish: partitiivi
French: partitif m
German: Partitiv m
Greek: μεÏιÏÏικÏÏ (meristikós) m
mid
Novial: partitive
Russian: ÑазделиÑелÑнÑй падеж (razdelítelânyj padéž) m
Spanish: caso partitivo m
Swedish: partitiv

See also
Appendix:Grammatical cases

fr:partitive case

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