Genitive Singular

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Latvian Declension - Nouns - Masculine Declensions
... skapji tirgu tirgi The 2nd declension exhibits palatalization of the final stem consonant in the genitive singular and throughout the plural (p → pj in the example above ... A small subclass of 2nd declension nouns have identical nominative and genitive singular (most of them ending in -ens) ... The 2nd declension noun suns "dog" has the regular genitive singular suņa ...
Icelandic Language - Grammar
... inflected language with four cases nominative, accusative, dative and genitive ... nouns, which are furthermore divided in sub-classes of nouns, based primarily on the genitive singular and nominative plural ending of a particular noun ... there is a sub-class (class 1) that declines with an -s (Hests) in the genitive singular and -ar (Hestar) in the nominative plural ...
Phonological History Of English - West Germanic Period
... Nominative singular *-ōn shortens, for example likewise first singular *-ōn < *-ōm while genitive plural *-ōn < *-ōm remains long ... theories postulate an overlong or circumflex ending *-ôn in the genitive plural arising in the vocalic (PIE /o/ and /aː/, PG a- and ō-declensions, arising from contraction of the vocalic stem ... nominative plural *-ôz < early PIE *-o-es and -eh₂-es PrePG ablative singular *-ôd, *-êd (Gothic ƕadrē "whither", undarō "under") ō-stem dative singular ...
Irish Declension - Nouns - Declension - Second
... The second declension is made up of mostly feminine nouns, and features a nominative singular form that can end in either a broad or a slender consonant ... The genitive singular ends in a slender consonant followed by -e ... followed by -a in the nominative, and a broad consonant alone in the genitive ...
Saxon Genitive - History
... originated in Old English as an inflexional suffix marking genitive case ... In Old English, -es was the ending of the genitive singular of most strong declension nouns and the masculine and neuter genitive singular of strong adjectives ... Germanic ō-stems, which constituted most of the feminine strong nouns, and for the feminine genitive singular form of strong adjectives ...

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