essive

adjective
es·sive | \ ˈesiv \

Definition of essive 

(Entry 1 of 2)

of a grammatical case

: denoting a state of being used especially in Finnish and Hungarian grammar

essive

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of essive (Entry 2 of 2)

: the essive case of a language : a form in the essive case

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History and Etymology for essive

Adjective

Finnish essiivi, from Latin esse to be + Finnish -ivi (from Latin -ivus -ive)

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