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A way to make the grammatical number of accusative nouns after a proper name in the genitive case unambiguous without using ''von''?

I don't want to defend this glitch in the German grammar, but on the other hand, using the ambiguous expression "Toms Schlüssel" kind of implies that it either doesn't matter or is already ...
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Trauert meiner nicht

"Jemandes trauern" is a quite antiquated way of phrasing that basically isn't used anymore. The meaning is the same as "um jemanden trauern". "Meiner" is a genitive form ...
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Trauert meiner nicht

Here, meiner is the Genitiv form of the personal pronoun ich. This form is antiquated. It still exists in some dialects, though. For instance in Saxony, I know people who say wegen meiner instead of ...
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