Translation of accusative in Spanish:


acusativo, n.

Pronunciation: /əˈkjuːzətɪv//əˈkjuzədɪv/


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    acusativo masculine
    • Why do some verbs take the genitive, not the accusative?
    • Or putting the adjectives in the genitive case, instead of the accusative, as in ‘I will take the chalice of salvation’?
    • The nominal system distinguishes five cases: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, and ablative; the genitive and dative endings are always the same.
    • As students of the language may recall, German has four cases - nominative, genitive, dative, and accusative - which see words change in order to explain their relationship to each other.
    • Classical Mongolian had seven cases, all clearly distinguished, in contrast to Latin: nominative, accusative, dative, genitive, ablative, instrumental, and comitative.


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