dative of purpose He sent tennis balls AS A JOKE.

dative of purpose This sword was made FOR KILLING.

dative of separation Follows compound verbs with AB, DE, EX, AD.

dative of interest There is no fear in it FOR ME.

dative + adjective He is friendly TO HIM [WITH HIM]

dative + adjective The terrain is suitable FOR A BATTLE.

dative of separation They carried him away FROM THE VILLAGE.

dative. indir. object He threw the bone TO THE DOG.

dative. posession. It is TO THE DOG. It is THE DOG'S.