illative

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin illātīvus (illative), from Latin illātus, perfect passive participle of inferō (carry or bring into somewhere; bury; conclude), from in + ferō (bear, carry; suffer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

illative (not comparable)

  1. of, or relating to an illation
    an illative consequence or proposition
    an illative conjunction, such as "for" or "therefore"[1]
  2. (grammar) of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates motion towards or into something

Noun[edit]

illative (plural illatives)

  1. (grammar) a word or phrase that expresses an inference (such as for or therefore)
  2. an illation
  3. (grammar) the illative case, or a word in that case

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kinds of conjunctions – EnglishGrammar.org

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

illātīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of illātīvus