Ablative-case meaning

(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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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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