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dative is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of dative in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… shall give you a dative like …”

meanings of dative


  1. Formed by two electrons contributed by one atom; see dative bond.
  2. Given by a judge, as distinguished from being cast upon a party by the law itself.
  3. Noting the case of a noun which expresses the remoter or indirect object, generally indicated in English by to or for with the objective.
  4. In one's gift; capable of being disposed of at will and pleasure, as an office or other privilege.
  5. Removable, as distinguished from perpetual; — said of an officer.


  1. The dative case.

dative frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dative occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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