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What is locative case?

 

Definition
 

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

Discussion
 

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

Generic
  Locative case is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Crystal 1980 214–215

 

Mish 1991 701

 

Lyons 1968 299

 

Crystal 1985 7

 

Gove 1966 25


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