abessive case

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abessive case (plural abessive cases)

  1. (grammar) A grammatical case used to express the lack or absence of something. It has the meaning of the English preposition without or the affix -less.
    Languages that use the abessive case include Erzya, Estonian, Finnish, Northern Sámi, and Inari Sami.

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