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Adjective: vocative  vó-ku-tiv
  1. (linguistics) relating to a case used in some languages
    "vocative verb endings"
Noun: vocative  vó-ku-tiv
  1. The case (in some inflected languages) used when the referent of the noun is being addressed
    - vocative case

Derived forms: vocatives

Type of: oblique, oblique case

Encyclopedia: Vocative