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Rule Number 32: The Double Dative and Dative of Purpose


The double dative is a peculiar beast seen only rarely in the wild. This use involves the dative of purpose (also discussed at length in this video) along with a dative of reference. The translation of the double dative is idiomatic at best, and literal at worst.

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Published on October 7, 2019