indicating lack of something

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • caritive — /kar i tiv/, adj. (in certain inflected languages, esp. of the Caucasian group) abessive. [1855 60; < L carit(us) devoid of, without (ptp. of carere not to have, to want) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • caritive — car·i·tive …   English syllables

  • caritive — ˈkarəd.iv adjective Etymology: Latin caritus (past participle of carēre to be without) + English ive more at caste : abessive …   Useful english dictionary

  • caritive case — noun case used to express the lack or absence of something. It has the meaning of the English preposition without. The caritive case is found in some Caucasian languages. Syn: abessive case, privative case …   Wiktionary

  • Abessive case — In linguistics, abessive (abbreviated ABESS, from Latin abesse to be distant ), caritive and privative (abbreviated PRIV) are names for a grammatical case expressing the lack or absence of the marked noun. In English, the corresponding function… …   Wikipedia

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  • Dative case — The dative case (abbreviated dat, or sometimes d when it is a core argument) is a grammatical case generally used to indicate the noun to whom something is given, as in George gave Jamie a drink . In general, the dative marks the indirect object… …   Wikipedia

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  • Latin declension — Latin grammar Verb Conjugation Subjunctive by attraction Indirect Statement Declension Ablative Usages Dative Usages Latin is an inflected language, and as such has nouns, pronouns, and adjectives that must be declined in order to serve a… …   Wikipedia

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