How To Use Nominative case In A Sentence

  • Korean developed a nominative case marker out of a demonstrative in parallel fashion (see López-Couso/Seoane, Rethinking grammaticalization: New perspectives (2008), p.242). Nipping the PIE ergative *-s theory right in the bud
  • Indeed, the nominal part of this prepositional phrase is not in the nominative case; sub governs the ablative case.
  • Sometimes choosing the nominative case sounds so formal as to be absurdly stilted. Times, Sunday Times
  • The nominative case is used as the subject of a sentence or a clause. A Short Guide to Writing About History
  • When the participle or the infinitive is used abstractly, without an assumed subject, its attribute complement is also said to be in the nominative case; as, To _be he_ [Footnote: See footnote above.] is to be a scholar; _Being_ a _scholar_ is not _being_ an _idler_. Higher Lessons in English A work on english grammar and composition
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  • The nominal part of this prepositional phrase is not in the nominative case.
  • _The relative is the nominative case to the verb, when no nominative comes between it and the verb_. English Grammar in Familiar Lectures
  • Grounding is marked by a cluster of features pertaining to the verb and its subject, namely tense inflection, number agreement of the verb with its subject, and the nominative case of the subject.
  • In the Cippus Perusinus, ipa is certainly in the nominative case matching corresponding nominatives ita 'that' and ica 'this' but the question is whether this pronoun's declined according to its role in the relative clause or its antecedent, tezan, which I give the value of 'cippus': Relative pronouns in Etruscan
  • And should it be said that the word 'knowledge' in that text denotes not the Self, but the internal organ or buddhi, we point out that in that case there would be a change of grammatical expression, that is to say, as the buddhi is the instrument of action, the text would exhibit the instrumental case instead of the nominative case 'by knowledge, and so on' (vijñânena instead of vijñânam). The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja — Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48
  • Semantically, who (m) ever is the head of the sentential subject, so you might well expect the nominative case to manifest itself on who (m) ever, yielding an m-less whoever. 2009 October « Motivated Grammar
  • PRO in this language can occupy a position that can be filled by a lexical NP, which is assigned dative or nominative Case, depending on the embedded verb.
  • +_Remember_+ that a noun or pronoun used as an _explanatory modifier_ is in the same case as the word which it explains, and that a noun or pronoun used _independently_ is in the _nominative case_. Graded Lessons in English an Elementary English Grammar Consisting of One Hundred Practical Lessons, Carefully Graded and Adapted to the Class-Room
  • Despite any focus-derailing suppositions, my reference has clearly shown that the Korean nominative case marker, stripped of any nuance of deixis or definiteness, is still etymologically traced back to a demonstrative. Nipping the PIE ergative *-s theory right in the bud
  • In Latin, the nominative case of first declension nouns ends in'a '.
  • Indeed, the nominal part of this prepositional phrase is not in the nominative case.
  • Early medieval Latin also allowed for the possibility of a dependent substantive clause with finite verb and subject in the nominative case.
  • So, when we place a noun before a verb as actor or subject, we say it is in the _nominative case_; but when it follows a transitive verb or preposition, we say it has another _case_; that is, it assumes a new _position_ or _situation_ in the sentence: and this we call the _objective_ case. English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

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