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From звать (zvatʹ, to call) +‎ -тельный (-telʹnyj, verbal adjective—forming suffix), a calque of Latin vōcātīvus.

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зва́тельный (zvátelʹnyj)

  1. (linguistics) vocative (relating to the case used to express the person to which one is calling)
    зва́тельный паде́жzvátelʹnyj padéžvocative case

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