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  elative - Wiktionary
(grammar) In Semitic languages, the “adjective of superiority.” In some languages such as Arabic, the concepts of comparative and superlative degree of an adjective are merged into a single form, the elative.
In the absence of comparison, the elative conveys the notion of “greatest”, “supreme.”
The elative case is a noun case that expresses “out of,” as in Finnish talosta, Hungarian házból (“out of the house”).
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  Elative case
Elative is a locative case with the basic meaning "out of".
In Finnish elative is typically formed by adding "sta/stä", in Estonian - "st" to the genitive stem.
In Hungarian suffix "ból/ből" is used for elative.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/e/el/elative_case.html   (150 words)

  
  Elative case
Elative is a locative case with the basic meaning "out of".
In Finnish elative is typically formed by adding "sta/stä", in Estonian - "st" to the genitive stem.
In Hungarian suffix "ból/ből" is used for elative.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/el/Elative_case.html   (54 words)

  
 Elative - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elative case is a grammatical case in e.g.
The Elative is a category of comparison, similar to the superlative, in e.g.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 Finnish Grammar - Elative   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The elative ending is -sta/-stä in both the singular and the plural.
The elative singular is formed using the genitive stem and the elative plural using the plural stem.
The elative ending is added directly to these stems.
www.cc.jyu.fi /~pamakine/kieli/suomi/sijat/elatiivien.html   (47 words)

  
 What is elative case?
Elative case is a case expressing motion out of or away from the referent of the noun it marks.
The term elative case is used especially in studies of Finno-Ugric grammar.
This page is an extract from the LinguaLinks Library, Version 5.0 published on CD-ROM by SIL International, 2003.
www.sil.org /linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/WhatIsElativeCase.htm   (69 words)

  
 Elative@Everything2.com
There are two unrelated uses of elative in linguistics.
As a case marking on a noun, for example in Finnish, the elative case indicates motion out of somewhere.
In Arabic elatives have the vowel pattern ?aCCaCu (masculine) and CuCCaa (feminine), so from kabiir 'big' we get ?akbaru and kubraa, which mean bigger, biggest, or very big.
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 Finnish Cases - Elative
The elative is one of the six paikallissijat or location cases.
This case is usually used in the same instances when from or out of would be used in English.
I read today's newspaper from three to five o'clock.
www.uta.fi /~km56049/finnish/elative.html   (289 words)

  
 Definition of elative - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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