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- Of or relating to the transfer or movement of a person or thing to another place.
- Relating to or used in the translation of a language.
- Linguistics Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case indicating the state into which one passes in certain languages, as in Finnish (Tule) terveeksi! “(Get) well!”
- The translative case.
- A word or form in the translative case.