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Dative case: Quiz


Question 1: Dativus instrumenti: The dativus instrumenti, or the 'dative of instrument,' is when the dative is used to denote an instrument or mean of a certain action (or, more accurately, as the ________).
Genitive caseLocative caseInstrumental caseDative case

Question 2: The dative case in Armenian (տրական) is signified with a -ի (-i) ending (some ________ dialects will use -ին (-in) suffix for the dative.)
Eastern Armenian languageArmenian languageWestern Armenian languageTraditional Armenian orthography

Question 3: The pronoun ________ is also a remnant of the dative case in English, descending from the Old English dative pronoun "hwām" (as opposed to the nominative "who", which descends from Old English "hwā") — though "whom" also absorbed the functions of the Old English accusative pronoun "hwone".
Possessive pronounInterrogative wordEnglish pluralWho (pronoun)

Question 4:
  • For the benefit of: "πᾶς ἀνὴρ αὑτῷ πονεῖ" (________, Ajax 1366).

Question 5:
  • "με κτείνει δόλῳ." (________, Odyssey 9.407)
    Ancient GreeceTroyClassical antiquityHomer

Question 6: In Scottish Gaelic and Irish, the term dative case is misleadingly used in traditional grammars to refer to the prepositional case-marking of nouns following simple ________ and the definite article.
Preposition and postpositionInfinitiveVerbCopula (linguistics)

Question 7: The dative case (abbreviated dat, or sometimes d when it is a core argument) is a ________ generally used to indicate the noun to whom something is given.
Genitive caseNominative caseGrammatical caseAccusative case

Question 8: In addition to its main function as the Dativus, the dative case has different other functions in ________[1]:
Classical GreeceHellenistic GreeceGreeceAegean civilizations

Question 9: Here, the subject, Ich, is in the nominative case, the direct object, das Buch, is in the ________, and zum Verleger is in the dative case, since zu always requires the dative (zum is a contraction of zu + dem).
Vocative caseGrammatical caseAccusative caseGenitive case

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