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
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plural -s

Definition of lative (Entry 2 of 2)

: the lative case or a word in it

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History and Etymology for lative

Adjective

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

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