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What is allative case?



Allative case is a case that expresses motion to or toward the referent of the noun it marks.


The term allative case has been used in studies of Finnish and Eskimo. Its synonym additive case has been used especially in studies of Basque.

  Allative case is a kind of

Pei and Gaynor 1954 6, 9, 216


Lyons 1968 299


Crystal 1985 12–13


Gove 1966 55, 2359

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