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absolutive

[ab-suh-loo-tiv] /ˌæb səˈlu tɪv/ Grammar
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to the grammatical case or inflectional form of the subject of an intransitive verb and the direct object of a transitive verb in an ergative language such as Inuit.
noun
2.
an absolutive form of a word in an ergative language.
3.
the absolutive case.
Origin of absolutive
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; absolut(e) + -ive
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