essive

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Etymology[edit]

Via Finnish essiivi from Latin esse.

Adjective[edit]

essive (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates existence in a state or capacity
  2. (rare) indicating a temporary state of being.

Noun[edit]

essive (plural essives)

  1. (grammar) the essive case, or a word in that case

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