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Rule Number 17: The Genitive of Material


The substance that a material is made from can be put into the genitive case. So a house of straw (not as strong as a house of brick) would be casa straminis. Related to this use of the genitive is the ablative of material. In this video, I discuss both of these uses.

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Published on February 4, 2019