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Ablative case

Definition of the noun ablative case

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  1. the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb

Alternative definition of the noun ablative case


  1. [grammar]: case used in some languages to indicate movement 'away from' something, removal, separation, source. It corresponds roughly to the English prepositions "from", "away from", and "concerning".

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Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Modern English Grammar (2001)

Grammar, Syntax and Style for the 21st Century by Ned Halley

the ablative case. As a determinant of word forms, ablative is not a distinct case in English. In Latin, where nouns, pronouns and adjectives are 'declined' into cases, ablative is the final case in the sequence nominative, vocative, accusative, ...

Google previewA compendious grammar of the Egyptian language. With an appendix consisting of the Rudiments of a dictionary of the ancient Egyptian language in the enchorial character, 3 by T. Young (1863)

The Ablative Case. 29. This case sometimes takes the prefix м, N or È, as FNOBF NtM, from all sin. Sah. ETTNOyTE, from God. R Пмoкмек. from the thoughts. Sah.

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopaedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

" The Ablative case of the Latin language has been often considered as possessing a variety of powers. Sometimes one of these, sometimes another, has been selected as its original ...

Google previewDictionary of Volapük (1889)

Volapük-English, English-Volapük by Marshall William Wood

Kimufal: ablative case (gram.) Kimufalbn : to put in the ablative case.

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

inflection analyze grammatical structure of sentence: construe, parse case for indirect object: dative case for object of a preposition: dative case indicating direction away from: ablative case indicating place: locative case indicating possession: ...

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