The accusative has thus two forms: the definite (with accusative ending) and the indefinite (the same as the nominative).
How idiomatic the infinitive / accusative construction was, however, is a matter of some debate.
It is the Gaulish cognate of Latin rex, whose stem is/reg /, as we see in forms such as the accusative singular regem and the nominative plural reges.
These would include the nominative (for the subject of a sentence), the accusative (for its object) and the genitive (to indicate possession).
One of the leading ideas of the analysis is that the structural accusative position has wide scope with respect to the agent relation expressed by the head of the voice phrase.
Or putting the adjectives in the genitive case, instead of the accusative , as in ‘I will take the chalice of salvation’?
The Greek preposition had several meanings, depending on whether it governed the accusative , genitive, or dative case.
So free-standing pronouns are accusative , even when they're interpreted as subjects: Who did that?
As students of the language may recall, German has four cases - nominative, genitive, dative, and accusative - which see words change in order to explain their relationship to each other.
I think I shall express the accusative by a prefix!