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Genitive with Special Verbs.


The Genitive is used with certain special verbs.

a. The genitive sometimes follows potior, get possession of; as always in the phrase potirl rerum, to be master of affairs:

NOTE: But potior usually takes the ablative (see § 410).

b. Some other verbs rarely take the genitive: -

1. By analogy with those mentioned in § 354: -

2. As akin to adjectives which take the genitive: -

3. In imitation of the Greek: -