direct object

An object is a noun which receives the action of a verb or verbal. It is in accusative case.  When it is the object of a verb, it is often called a “direct object;” cf indirect object.  An object is found by asking “what?”

Jeb built a house.

Ask yourself…”Jeb built what?” Jeb built a house. Hence, “house” is the object of the verb “built”.



An object is in the accusative case.



An object is often marked out by the object marker word.  Direct objects can also be attached directly to their verb by way of a suffix; see this overview or the video instruction here and here.

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