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allative

adjective al·la·tive \ˈalətiv\

Definition of allative

of a grammatical case

  1. :  denoting motion to or toward

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Origin and Etymology of allative

Latin allatus carried to (suppletive past participle of afferre to carry to; allatus from ad- + latus, suppletive past participle of ferre to bear) + English -ive — more at bear, tolerate


First Known Use: 1831


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allative

noun al·la·tive \"\

Definition of allative

plural

-s

  1. :  the allative case of a language or a form in the allative case

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1854

First Known Use of allative

1854


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