Definition of Oblique case

1. Noun. Any grammatical case other than the nominative.




Definition of Oblique case

1. Noun. (grammar) Any noun case except the nominative case or the vocative case, where the noun is the object of a verb or the object of a preposition. The term is commonly used in Hindi grammar. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oblique Case

oblimersen
obliquation
oblique
oblique-swimming triplefin
oblique-swimming triplefins
oblique amputation
oblique angle
oblique angles
oblique arch
oblique arches
oblique arytenoid
oblique auricular muscle
oblique bandage
oblique bridge
oblique bundle of pons
oblique case (current term)
oblique cases
oblique circle
oblique circles
oblique cord
oblique diameter
oblique fibres of stomach
oblique fire
oblique fissure
oblique fissure of lung
oblique flank
oblique fracture
oblique head
oblique illumination

Literary usage of Oblique case

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The general oblique case can be employed for any case except the nominative, but. in order to define the meaning, it is customary to add postpositions as in ..."

2. Historical Outlines of English Syntax by Leon Kellner (1913)
"Another interchange of the nominative and the oblique case was brought about ... The oblique case instead of the nominative. There is a decided tendency in ..."

3. A History of Classical Scholarship: From the Sixth Century B.C. to the End by John Edwin Sandys (1906)
"A verb with a nominative subject needing an oblique case to complete the ... a verb with an oblique case needing another oblique case to complete the ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The general oblique case is the same as the nominative, except in the case of strong masculine and neuter nouns in 6 and и respectively, where it ends in d. ..."

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