oblique case

noun
any grammatical case other than the nominative
Syn: ↑oblique
Ant: ↑nominative (for: ↑oblique)
Hypernyms: ↑case, ↑grammatical case
Hyponyms:

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noun
: a grammatical case other than the nominative and vocative

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oblique case noun (grammar)
Any case other than nominative and vocative
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Main Entry:oblique

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oblique case,
any case of a noun or pronoun except the nominative and vocative, or sometimes except the nominative and objective.

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  • Oblique case — Oblique Ob*lique , a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see {Ob }) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr. le chrios slanting.] [Written also {oblike}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oblique case — An oblique case (abbreviated obl; Latin: casus generalis) in linguistics is a noun case of synthetic languages that is used generally when a noun is the object of a verb or a preposition. An oblique case can appear in any case relationship except …   Wikipedia

  • oblique case — noun 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 …   Wiktionary

  • oblique case — noun Date: 1530 a grammatical case other than the nominative or vocative …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oblique case — См. caso obliquo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • Oblique — Ob*lique , a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see {Ob }) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr. le chrios slanting.] [Written also {oblike}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from, the base; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oblique angle — Oblique Ob*lique , a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see {Ob }) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr. le chrios slanting.] [Written also {oblike}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oblique arch — Oblique Ob*lique , a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see {Ob }) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr. le chrios slanting.] [Written also {oblike}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oblique ascension — Oblique Ob*lique , a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see {Ob }) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr. le chrios slanting.] [Written also {oblike}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oblique bridge — Oblique Ob*lique , a. [F., fr. L. obliquus; ob (see {Ob }) + liquis oblique; cf. licinus bent upward, Gr. le chrios slanting.] [Written also {oblike}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not erect or perpendicular; neither parallel to, nor at right angles from,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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