OTHER WORDS FROM locativeun·loc·a·tive, adjective
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How to use locative in a sentence
Even Montenegro was to some degree influenced by this process, having lost one or two cases, such as the locative.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1|Henry Baerlein
Wude′ligûñ′yĭ—the west; literally “there where it (the sun) goes down” (w prefixed implies distance, yĭ, locative).Myths of the Cherokee|James Mooney
Kin or Cin, older cind, is really a survival of the old dative or locative of Gael.
In Latin the locative has been confused with the genitive and the ablative, and the instrumental with the ablative.
In one of his later papers, he argues that the origin of such subjective nominals is often, perhaps generally, locative.
British Dictionary definitions for locative
- the locative case
- a word or speech element in this case