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What is superessive case?

 

Definition
 

Superessive case is a case that expresses location on the referent of the noun it marks.

 

It has the meaning of "on" or "upon."

Discussion
 

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

Generic
  Superessive case is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Pei and Gaynor 1954 207

 

Gove 1966 2293


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