sublative

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NounEdit

sublative (uncountable)

  1. (grammar) A case of nouns in Finno-Ugric languages used to express the destination of movement, originally onto the surface of something (e.g. climb onto a tree), and, by extension, in other figurative meanings as well (e.g. to university).

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AdjectiveEdit

sublative (comparative more sublative, superlative most sublative)

  1. (grammar) Of or relating to the sublative case.
  2. Having power, or tending, to take away.
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