Dative

  • (noun): The category of nouns serving as the indirect object of a verb.
    Synonyms: dative case

Some articles on dative:

Archaic Dutch Declension - Usage of The Dutch Case System - Dative
... The dative (derde naamval) is used in the following cases After the preposition te (personal pronouns demand the locative case) ter plekke (on site), ten einde (at the ...
Double Dative
... In Latin grammar, a double dative is the combination of a dative of reference with a dative of purpose ... A common translation is "As a (dative of purpose) to (dative of reference)." In an example from Caesar (Gallic War 7.50) suis saluti fuit, 'he was the salvation of his men', the dative of an abstract ... benefits?", or more literally 'To whose advantage?' The double dative construction sounds unnatural if translated literally, "to whom to an advantage," and is better rendered as "to whom as an advantage." ...
Romanian Nouns - Case - Case Usage - Dative
... The dative is used for the indirect object, that is, the noun representing the person/object that receives the action indicated by the verb ... The dative is required by a particular series of verbs, many of which express the general idea of giving, hence the name ...
Lithuanian Declension - Declension By The Paradigms - Dual Number
... Dative has the inflection of the plural dative, but without the final -s, so -(i)ams, -iems, -(i)oms, -ėms, -ims in the plural give -(i)am, -iem, -(i)om, -ėm, -im in the dual respectively ... d- (in nominative and accusative), dv- (in dative and instrumental) and dviej- (in genitive and locatives) Words mudu - 'we (both)', judu - 'you (both)', juodu - 'they (both)' (masculine), jiedvi - 'they (b ...
Latvian Declension - Pronouns - Personal Pronouns
... jūs viņi viņas – genitive mans tavs viņa viņas mūsu jūsu viņu viņu sevis dative man* tev* viņam viņai mums jums viņiem viņām sev ... līdz "to, until"), the dative forms manim, tevim, and sevim are possible ...