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- (linguistics) A noun case that means "endowed with" or "supplied with".
- 2008, Thomas Stolz, Sonja Kettler, Cornelia Stroh, Aina Urdze, Split Possession: An areal-linguistic study of the alienability correlation and related phenomena in the languages of Europe, John Benjamins Publishing, page 412:
- The languages are ordered according to increasing number of sentences in which a comitative-like construction represents the ornative. Among languages with identical distribution of ornative constructions, non-Indo-European langauges precede Indi-European ones.