naamval

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From naam (name, noun, nominal) +‎ val (case), calque of Latin cāsus nōminis. The oldest terms were val and geval, translating Latin casus (case), but the grammatical meaning of those words is now obsolete. Naam in the sense “noun” is also obsolete now.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːm.vɑl/
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  • Hyphenation: naam‧val

NounEdit

naamval m (plural naamvallen, diminutive naamvalletje n)

  1. (grammar) case
    Synonym: casus

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See alsoEdit

Cases in the Indo-European languages: