Ch. 7 Dative case
Use of cases • Which case is for subject? • Which case is for predicate nominative? • George likes cars. • George is a curious monkey.
cases • Which case is for direct object and object of some prepositions? • George likes cars. • I walk (across the street).
cases • Which case tells you where something is? • My cat is (in the bedroom). • This case also tells you who I am with. • I am (with my friends).
cases • Which case shows possession? • Whose is it? • That is George’s car! • I like looking at the picture of George.
cases • Which case tells you to whom I am giving, showing or telling? • I call this the show and tell case. • Tell George a story. Tell it to George. • Give some ice cream to George. • Show me the money!
Dative • Use with verbs • Dono – give • Nuntio – announce • Narro – tell • Mando – entrust (give) • Demonstro or monstro-show
Try these! • 1. Donant pecuniam puellis. • 2. Puella cibum nautae donabit.
3. Agricolae boni aquam equis donabunt. • 4. Meam pecuniam feminis donabo.
Try these! • 5. On the famous island the queen will show the farmer the land. • 6. With my horses I will carry plenty of food to the slave’s family. • Watch out - #6 has no dative (no verb of giving, showing, or telling).
Try these. • 7. We will show the master the letter. • 8. They will announce the girl’s fortune to the family.
Scribe! • 9. On the long road we watch the girls and they give water to the farmer, Marcus. • 10. Marcus will show his master the long letter.
Each uses a different form. Write the word for master that fits in context. • 11. I like the master. • 12. The masters are nice. • 13. I give $ to the master. • 14. I’m a friend of the master. • 15. The master likes the Phillies. • 16. They are the masters’ friends. • 17. I walk with the masters. • 18. Do you like my masters? • 19. They show the masters their new wagon. • 20. Without my master I’m clueless.