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What is instrumental case?



Instrumental case is a case indicating that the referent of the noun it marks is the means of the accomplishment of the action expressed by the clause.

  Instrumental case is a kind of

Crystal 1980 187


Hartmann and Stork 1972 114


Mish 1991 627

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