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From New Latin casus essīvus (from Latin esse), coined in New Latin by Rasmus Rask.
essive (not comparable)
- (grammar) of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates existence in a state or capacity.
- (rare) indicating a temporary state of being.
essive (plural essives)
- (grammar) the essive case, or a word in that case.
the essive case
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- Rhymes:English/ɛsɪv/2 syllables
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