Absolutive meaning

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In ergative languages, of or relating to the grammatical case of the subject of an intransitive verb and the object of a transitive verb.
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The absolutive case.
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An absolutive inflection.
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A nominal having an absolutive form.
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Designating, of, or in the case that is shared by the direct object of a transitive verb and the subject of an intransitive verb in an ergative language.
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(grammar) Of or pertaining to the grammatical case used to indicate the patient or experiencer of a verb’s action.
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