Genitive meaning

jĕn'ĭ-tĭv
The genitive case: expressed by inflection in languages such as Latin and either by an analytical construction or by inflection in English (Ex.: the sons of the queen, the queen's sons)
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Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case expressing possession, measurement, or source.
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Of or relating to an affix or construction, such as a prepositional phrase, characteristic of the genitive case.
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The genitive case.
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A word or form in the genitive case.
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Designating, of, or in a relational case typically expressing possession, source, or a partitive concept.
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A word or phrase in this case.
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(grammar) Of or pertaining to that case (as the second case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses origin or possession. It corresponds to the possessive case in English.
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(grammar, uncountable) An inflection pattern (of any given language) that expresses origin or ownership and possession.
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(grammar, countable) A word inflected in the genitive case; a word indicating origin, ownership or possession.
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Origin of genitive

Middle English genetif from Latin genetīvus from genitus past participle of gignere to beget genə- in Indo-European roots