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    what is a vocative


    does anyone know what a vocative is

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    Re: what is a vocative

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post

    does anyone know what a vocative is

    In some languages, but not English, there is a a distinctive suffix (word-ending) used when addressing someone. It's as if I could say 'my name is Bob' but people addressing me said things like *'Come and look at this Bobik'.


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