allative








adjective

  1. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate place to or toward which.

noun

  1. the allative case.
n.

grammatical case expressing “motion towards,” 1860, from Latin allatus “brought to,” used as past participle of adferre, affere “to bring to,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + latus “borne, carried” (see oblate (n.)).

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