sublative

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sublative (uncountable)

  1. A case of verbs in Finno-Ugric languages used to express the destination of movement, originally to the surface of something (e.g. climb a tree), and, by extension, in other figurative meanings as well (e.g. to university).

Adjective[edit]

sublative (comparative more sublative, superlative most sublative)

  1. Having power, or tending, to take away.
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