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What is elative case?



Elative case is a case expressing motion out of or away from the referent of the noun it marks.


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

  Elative case is a kind of

Lyons 1968 299


Pei and Gaynor 1954 64


Crystal 1985 106


Gove 1966 730

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