Genitive Singular

Some articles on genitive, genitive singular, singular:

Icelandic Language - Grammar
... inflected language with four cases nominative, accusative, dative and genitive ... weak nouns, which are furthermore divided in sub-classes of nouns, based primarily on the genitive singular and nominative plural ending of a particular noun ... strong declension, there is a sub-class (class 1) that declines with an -s (Hests) in the genitive singular and -ar (Hestar) in the nominative plural ...
Irish Declension - Nouns - Declension - Second
... feminine nouns, and features a nominative singular form that can end in either a broad or a slender consonant ... The genitive singular ends in a slender consonant followed by -e ... a broad consonant followed by -a in the nominative, and a broad consonant alone in the genitive ...
Phonological History Of English - West Germanic Period
... Nominative singular *-ōn shortens, for example likewise first singular *-ōn < *-ōm while genitive plural *-ōn < *-ōm remains long ... overlong or circumflex ending *-ôn in the genitive plural arising in the vocalic (PIE /o/ and /aː/, PG a- and ō-declensions, arising from contraction of the vocalic stem ending with ... and ō-stem nominative plural *-ôz < early PIE *-o-es and -eh₂-es PrePG ablative singular *-ôd, *-êd (Gothic ƕadrē "whither", undarō "under") ō-stem dative singular PG *gibâi > Goth gibái "gift ...
Saxon Genitive - History
... English as an inflexional suffix marking genitive case ... In Old English, -es was the ending of the genitive singular of most strong declension nouns and the masculine and neuter genitive singular of strong adjectives ... strong nouns, and for the feminine genitive singular form of strong adjectives ...
Latvian Declension - Nouns - Masculine Declensions
... tirgu tirgi The 2nd declension exhibits palatalization of the final stem consonant in the genitive singular and throughout the plural (p → pj in the example above ... of 2nd declension nouns have identical nominative and genitive singular (most of them ending in -ens) ... noun suns "dog" has the regular genitive singular suņa ...

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    Singularity is only pardonable in old age and retirement; I may now be as singular as I please, but you may not.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)