from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a verb that takes or can take two objects, as begrudge in I don't begrudge you your good luck, or find in She found him a job.
- n. A ditransitive verb.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a class of verbs which take both an object and an indirect object. An example is 'give', which entails a giver (subject), a gift (direct object) and a receiver (indirect object).
- n. A verb that takes both an object and an indirect object.
Dan: Sorry, I only meant to imply ditransitive “borrow” is as bad as verbal “loan”, not objectively bad.
It should be a ditransitive verb, meaning that it takes two objects, one in the accusative and one in the genitive.
If we interpret put as a ditransitive verb similar to tur 'to give', we can gain insight into Etruscan grammar.
The case serves the more general purpose of marking attribution, whether it be signalling ownership or reception as through ditransitive verbs like tur "to give".
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