Origin: < L locatus (see locate) + -ive, by assoc. with vocative
- the locative case
- a word in the locative case
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- The locative case.
- A form or construction in the locative case.
Origin: New Latin locātīvus, from Latin locātus, past participle of locāre, to place; see locate.