Adjective "Vocative" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Vocative


    Definition:

    1. Grammar. (in certain inflected languages, as Latin) noting or pertaining to a case used to indicate that a noun refers to a person or thing being addressed.

    2. of, relating to, or used in calling, specifying, or addressing. noun, Grammar.

    3. the vocative case.

    4. a word in the vocative, as Latin Paule “O Paul.”.

    Examples:

    "forms can be vocative."

    "terms can be vocative."

    "particles can be vocative."

    "natures can be vocative."

    "items can be vocative."

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