absolutive


ab·so·lu·tive

adjective \ˌab-sə-ˈlü-tiv\

Definition of ABSOLUTIVE

:  of, relating to, or being an inflectional morpheme that typically marks the subject of an intransitive verb or the direct object of a transitive verb in an ergative language

First Known Use of ABSOLUTIVE

1948

Rhymes with ABSOLUTIVE

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: absolutization
Previous Word in the Dictionary: absolutism
All Words Near: absolutive

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up absolutive? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).