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What is lative case?

 

Definition
 

Lative case is a case that expresses motion

 
  • up to the location of, or
  • as far as the referent of the noun it marks.
Discussion
 

The term lative case is used especially in studies of Finno-Ugric grammar.

Generic
  Lative case is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Pei and Gaynor 1954 121

 

Gove 1966 1277


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