Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or belonging to the dative case: as, datival terminations.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • At the same time this extended form occurs with final -e and -es, after datival and genitival words like on-buten, on-eanes.

    languagehat.com: BEAT THE JUDGE.

  • In 'he struck him a blow', we do not feel the first object to be datival, as we would in 'he gave him a blow'.

    Shall and Will.

  • "Hifil interno e sufixo datival no tema teológico do regresso de Javé,"

    DailyHebrew.com

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