- Rhymes: -eɪtɪv
- (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).
a case of nouns used to express the destination of movement
- (grammar) Of or relating to the sublative case.
- Having power, or tending, to take away.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Harris to this entry?)