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Can you name the uses of the genitive, dative and ablative cases?
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In oppido errant multi nautae
Describes the content or material of which something consists.
tu multo altior es
Ea nocte Pompeius oppidum cepit
nuntius mihi somnium ademit
Used as the indirect object of the action of a transitive verb.
Saxis se defendunt
Indicates the instrument or means by hich something is done.
te accuso criminis
Verbs of condemning, acquitting, remembering, forgetting, want, fullness, valuing, buying, selling, and pitying all take a genitive object.
hoc nobis facimus
Indicates the person for whose advantage or disadvantage something is done.
Aeneas dea natus est
Caesar Cassio regnare cupit
Indicates the person who is interested or involved in the action.
Patris simillimus est
Adjectives like cupidus and memor can govern genitives.
Libera nos metu
Used with verbs of depriving, lacking, freeing, ceasing, and preventing.
Expresses the whole, of which a part is being considered.
Summa celerite venit
Adjective + Verb. Indicates the manner in which something is done. Cum must be used without adjective or if the noun is not abstract.
odio sum Romanis
Indicates 'that which a thing serves for, or as'. Always singular, unqualifiable and often accompanied by a Dative of Advantage (here Romanis).
vir summa virtute
hoc oppidum clarius est omnibus aliis
Indicates the point of comparison after comparitive adjectives and adverbs (as opposed to using quam).
Expresses possession or occasionally character, duty, or nature.
Caesar locum proelio delegit
Indicates the intended purpose for which something is done.
milites, oppida capienda sunt vobis
Indicates the person or thing by whose agency something is done. Especially with gerundive constructions.
per vias clamoribus amulabat
Expresses the way or circumstances in which something was done.
erat feminis consilium
Indicates the person who possesses something.
vir pietate gravis
Limits or specifies the meaning of an adjective or verb.
Caesae a Bruto necatus est
Used after passive verbs (with a/ab) to indicate the person by whom something is done
togam centum sestertiis emi
Expresses the price paid for that which is bought or sold. It may be definite or indefinite (unlike the genitive of price).
Used as the direct object of some intransitive verbs.
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