Dative


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DATIVE. That which may be given or disposed of at will and pleasure. It sometimes means that which is not cast upon the party by the law, or by a testator, but which is given by the magistrate; in this sense it is that tutorship is dative, when the tutor is appointed by the magistrate. Lec. Elem. Sec. 239; Civ. Code of L. art. 288, 1671.

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In BP, unlike English, the dative alternation is still quite rare (26), and in both languages verbs do not encode that the moving entity reachs an ending point.
In (34) and (35) from the Peterborough Chronicle the dative occurs with bed, while in (36) from Charter 1428 we find the unambiguous accusative.
VERB, PREP, Nominative COUNT, Genitive COUNT, Dative COUNT, Accusative COUNT, Instrumental COUNT, Locative COUNT.
For Dolgan, it is also known that the transition has taken place comparatively late as there are indeed examples for the use of the dative case in earlier texts: (24)
The topic of dative alternation has been investigated in Spanish (Cuervo, 2007; Perpinan & Montrul, 2006) and English (Oh, 2010; Oh & Zubizarreta, 2006a, b; Whong-Barr & Schwartz, 2002) as second languages.
In 2(b) the verb aya "came" is also intransitive so its subject takes Dative marker.
Data from Czech show that this kind of "se" is structurally different from the non-alternating "se" of anticausative inchoatives as in (1) and reflexives as in (2): Czech marks its equivalent as dative ("si" rather than "se") in similar structures, as can be seen in (17), whereas anticausative inchoatives, as in (19), and reflexives, as in (18), are unmarked.
We offer a detailed account of the subsumption processes of these two verbs into the ditransitive and the dative constructions; problematic cases are addressed and plausible solutions are proposed.
An answer is provided by recent syntactic analyses proposed within the minimalist framework, in which the Spanish PDC and IODC are assimilated to two alternating dative constructions in English, the prepositional dative construction (PDC) and the double object construction (DOC), as in (2a) and (2b), respectively.
Dative complements, just like genitive complements, are also determined by the nature of emotion as the primary criterion of case marking.
Although Knigge believes that the author's German was not good enough to appreciate translation nuances, Hemingway himself suggested the title In einem anderen Land (In Another Country) (although he got his Dative endings wrong) for the German version of A Farewell to Arms.
German in combining with accusative case to express Goal meaning and with dative case to express Place: in [die.