- Just to clarify what the cases mean - dative means Bellesiles is the indirect object; and the ablative, among other things, it's used with the preposition ‘with’ (I wrote the book with Bellesiles).
- Classical Mongolian had seven cases: nominative, accusative, dative, genitive, ablative, instrumental, and comitative.
- Mention one example each of verbs followed by the nominative, the accusative, the genitive, the dative, the ablative.
- The nominal system distinguishes five cases: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, and ablative.
1(form/ending) de ablativo
- My Mongolian had got as far as the ablative case and the important greeting noxhoi-khoi, ‘hold the dog’.
- ‘De minimis’ is a construction called the ablative plural, you don't use the ending ‘us’ after the preposition ‘de’.
- And what on earth is ‘motu’ - ablative form of ‘motus’, but there is no fourth-declension ‘motus’ in Lewis and Short.
- Indeed, the nominal part of this prepositional phrase is not in the nominative case; sub governs the ablative case.
- Of the six Indo-European cases capable of being governed by adpositions, the ablative and genitive singular were not distinguished outside of o-stems.