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- (grammar) A case of nouns in Finno-Ugric languages used to express the destination of movement, originally onto the surface of something (e.g. climb onto a tree), and, by extension, in other figurative meanings as well (e.g. to university).
a case of nouns used to express the destination of movement
- (grammar) Of or relating to the sublative case.
- Having power, or tending, to take away.
- 1890, George Thibaut (translator), The Vedānta sūtras:
- Cessation dependent on a sublative act of the mind