Ablative-case Definition

noun

(grammar) A case used in some languages to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source. It corresponds roughly to the English prepositions "of", "from", "away from", and "concerning".

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Noun

Singular:
ablative-case
Plural:
ablative-cases

Origin of Ablative-case

  • From French ablatif, from Latin ablativus, from ablatus (“carried away”), past participle of auferre (“to carry away", "to remove”). See ablation.

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