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Definition of the adjective adessive

What does adessive mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. [grammar] of or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates adjacent location.

Definition of the noun adessive

What does adessive mean as a name of something?


  1. [grammar] the adessive case, or a word in that case.

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Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2006)

by Hadumod Bussmann

The adessive is often used to express ownership or instrumental use. adhortative [Lat. adhortativus 'encouraging, urging on'] Subcategory of verbal mood, especially of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

see ADEQUACY adessive (adj/n.) A term ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Tauya (2013)

by Lorna MacDonald

Animate Inanimate Locative Adessive/Allative -pimei -nani -ʔai -sa Inessive – – - ʔusa – Ablative -pimeisami -nanisami -ʔaisami -sami Elative – – -ʔusami – Table 7: Tauya locative case suffixes The following examples illustrate the various ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Language Development (2014)

by Patricia J. Brooks, Vera Kempe

In Finnish, the apple ina bowl and handle on a door are described by the same term using the inessive case –ssa, whereas the cupona table is described using the adessive case –lla. Dutch uses separate terms for all three relations, and ...

Google previewChantyal Dictionary and Texts (1999)

by Michael Noonan, Ram Prasad Bhulanja, Jag Man Chhantyal, William Pagliuca

ADES [adessive], adj [adjective], advl [adverbial], ALL [allative], ANT [anterior], ATTR [attributive], caus [causative], ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Brain and Language (2010)

by Harry A. Whitaker

addressee; agent; agentive; argument; author abessive ablative absolutive accusative active; actor adjunct adessive adjective, -ival adjective phrase adverb(ial) adverbial phrase affective; affix ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

victim07attaché, cabinet,capsule, context,defence,dispute, elative,examine, example, grounds,holdall, inquiry, invalid, keister, lawsuit, patient, process, wrapper 08 abessive, ablative, adessive, allative,argument,canister, evidence, genitive, ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-essive, crescive, essive; abessive, adessive, aggressive, caressive, compressive , concessive, degressive, depressive, digressive, excessive, expressive, impressive, ingressive, obsessive, oppressive, possessive, processive, progressive, ...

Google previewThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (2007)

by P.H. Matthews

adessive *Case indicating position ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics (2013)

by R.L. Trask

adjective adessive /$d'es1v/ n. or adj. A case form.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

by William J. Frawley

adessive adj. adjective ADJP adjective phrase adv. adverb(ial) ADVP adverbial phrase AE ...

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