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essive

[ es-iv ]
/ ˈɛs ɪv /
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adjective
noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate a state of being.
noun
the essive case.
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Origin of essive

1900–05; <Finnish essivi<Latin ess(e) to be + -īvus-ive
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