lative

adjective
la·​tive | \ ˈlātiv \

Definition of lative

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: being or relating to a grammatical case that denotes motion as far as or up to a lative suffix

lative

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of lative (Entry 2 of 2)

: the lative case or a word in it

History and Etymology for lative

Adjective

Latin latus (used as past participle of ferre to carry) + English -ive

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“Lative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lative. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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