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lative (uncountable)

  1. (grammar) A case of verbs, found in the Uralic and Northern Caucasian languages, used to indicate motion to a location; in the Northern Caucasian languages, the lative also takes up functions of the dative case.
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from the Tsez language (a Northern Caucasian language):

Кидбā ужихъор кIетIу биквархо.

The girl shows the cat to the boy.

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