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causal-final (not comparable)
- (linguistics) Pertaining to any case that indicates the intention of achieving a specific final result.
- 1982, László Dezső, Typological Studies in Old Serbo-Croatian Syntax, page 210:
- The abstract relationship between locative-temporal and causal-final adverbials is well reflected in their realization in the case system.
- 1988, Gerd Haverling, Studies on Symmachus' Language and Style, page 201:
- There is, from Early Latin onwards, a causal-final use of the preposition de with adjectives like lassus and sollicitus.
- 1996, H Steinhauer, Papers in Austronesian Linguistics - Volume 3, page 197:
- ...everywhere include: benefactive (i.e. the action denoted by the suffix-bearing verb is carried out for the benefit of someone e.g. 'buy for someone'); instrumental (e.g. 'wash with something'); comitative (especially with the semantic shade of taking or carrying somebody, or something, with oneself when moving (e.g. when flying away); also various other situations of doing something together with somebody or something), and causal-final (i.e. the action is carried out because of something, in view of something, or for something, in order that some event might take place, etc.).
- 2007, Gergely Toth, Linguistic Interference and First-language Attrition, →ISBN:
- The causal-final noun suffix -ért 'for' surfaces in the next sample, in place of an allative -hoz or, alternatively, illative -ba, both 'to'.
- 2013, Carol H. Rounds, Hungarian: An Essential Grammar, →ISBN, page 116:
- The demonstrative pronoun in the causal-final case azért 'for the (following) reason' introduces clauses of purpose.
- Goal-oriented; purposeful as opposed to prescribed.
- 1972, Psychiatria Fennica: Finnish Psychiatry, page 110:
- Generalising slightly it can thus be said that the organic process has its causal-final explanation and the meaning relationship manifested within the sphere of intentionality has its own structural history.
- 1997, J. Peter Burgess, Cultural Politics and Political Culture in Postmodern Europe, →ISBN, page 76:
- The second type of sustained agency engages a veto by excluding a certain number of causal-final acts, which would be out of place, from the calibrated acts of ritual performance.
- 2012, Ann Crabbé & Pieter Leroy, The Handbook of Environmental Policy Evaluation, →ISBN, page 55:
- This substep is not so different from the previous one. Van de Graaf and Hoppe (2000) distinguish between causal–final and normative arguments.