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What is locative case?



Locative case is a case that expresses location at the referent of the noun it marks.


The term adessive case, a synonym of locative case, is used especially in studies of Finno-Ugric grammar.

  Locative case is a kind of

Crystal 1980 214–215


Mish 1991 701


Lyons 1968 299


Crystal 1985 7


Gove 1966 25

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