absolutive

adjective
ab·​so·​lu·​tive | \ ˌab-sə-ˈlü-tiv How to pronounce absolutive (audio) \

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

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for absolutive

absolute + -ive

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