Origin: ME vocatif < OFr or L: OFr < L vocativus < pp. of vocare, to call < vox, voice
See vocative in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English vocatif
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin vocātīvus (cāsus), vocative (case)
Origin: , from vocātus
Origin: , past participle of vocāre, to call; see vocation.
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