indicating location within

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • inessive — /in es iv/, Gram. adj. 1. noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate place in or within which. n. 2. the inessive case. [1885 90; < L iness(e) to be in, at, or on (in IN 2 + esse to be; see IS) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inessive — 1. adjective Of, or relating to the grammatical case that in some languages indicates the state of being in or inside a location. 2. noun The inessive case, or a word in that case …   Wiktionary

  • inessive — I. ə̇ˈnesiv adjective Etymology: Latin inesse to be in (from in in (II) + esse to be) + English ive more at is of a grammatical case : denoting position or location within …   Useful english dictionary

  • inessive — См. inessivo …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • inessive — in·es·sive …   English syllables

  • Inessive case — (from Latin inesse to be in or at ) is a locative grammatical case. This case carries the basic meaning of in : for example, in the house is talo·ssa in Finnish, maja·s in Estonian, etxea·n in Basque, nam·e in Lithuanian and ház·ban in… …   Wikipedia

  • inessive case — noun noun case used to indicate location inside something. In English, this is usually expressed by the prepositions in or inside, as in inside the house. Languages that use the inessive case include Finnish, Hungarian, Estonian, and Erzya …   Wiktionary

  • Estonian grammar — is a grammar of the Estonian language.NounsInflectional endings as listed below are added to the stem of a noun, which is formed from: * singular genitive: singular cases except nominative and partitive, plural nominative, * singular partitive:… …   Wikipedia

  • Mari language — Mari марий йылме marij jəlme Spoken in Russian Federation: autonomous republics Mari El, Bashkortostan, Tatarstan, Udmurtia; oblasti Nizhny Novgorod, Kirov, Sverdlovsk, Orenburg; Perm Krai …   Wikipedia

  • Finnish language noun cases — Finnish nouns (including pronouns and numerals) as well as any modifying adjectives, superlatives or comparatives, can be declined by a large number of grammatical cases, which are detailed here. See also Finnish language grammar. TOC Finnish… …   Wikipedia

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