Definition of Adessive

1. Adjective. (grammar) of or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates adjacent location. ¹



2. Noun. (grammar) the adessive case, or a word in that case. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adessive

1. a grammatical case denoting where [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adessive

adequately wet
adequateness
adequatenesses
adequates
adequating
adequation
adequations
ader wax
adermin
adermins
adermogenesis
adesmy
adespota
adespotic
adessive (current term)
adessive case
adessive cases
adessively
adessives
adfected
adfiliated
adfix
adfixes
adfluvial
adfluxion
adhan
adhans
adharma
adharmas

Literary usage of Adessive

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1. A Finnish Grammar by Clemens Niemi (1917)
"The adessive expresses the place at or on which, or the object with which anything is done. It is formed with the endings -lla or -Wl; as, talo\lla, ..."

2. A Finnish Grammar by Charles Eliot (1890)
"The external cases have a tendency to denote animate objects. adessive ... I. The adessive primarily denotes the place on which an action takes place. ..."

3. A Philological Grammar Grounded Upon English, and Formed from a Comparison by William Barnes (1854)
"DATIVE OR adessive. A thing with the relation but not the motion of another's predicate to it, is in a case which may be called the dative or ..."

4. General Principles of the Structure of Language by James Byrne (1885)
"Illative adessive -an -tag ... -ef In all the case endings in which Z ¡is found it denotes external place.3 In the adessive and ..."

5. Proceedings by Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England), Society of Biblical Archæology (London, England). (1888)
"That in the most ancient Turanian language known, there existed adessive and Possessive cases formed with an /- sound. ..."

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