Definition of Absolutive

1. Adjective. (grammar) Of or pertaining to the grammatical case used to indicate the patient or experiencer of a verb’s action. ¹



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Definition of Absolutive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Absolutive

absolutest
absolution
absolutions
absolutisation
absolutisations
absolutise
absolutised
absolutises
absolutising
absolutism
absolutisms
absolutist
absolutistic
absolutistically
absolutists
absolutive (current term)
absolutive case
absolutive cases
absolutization
absolutizations
absolutize
absolutized
absolutizes
absolutizing
absolutory
absolvable
absolvatory
absolve
absolved
absolvent

Literary usage of Absolutive

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1. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1889)
"Some of the terminations of the absolutive are also used to form the infinitive, on account of the prevailing confusion between the two. ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of Language by Leonard Bloomfield (1914)
"For the second of the objects affected, however, and most commonly also for the first, one adds specific mention of the object in an absolutive form: ..."

3. Lessons in Pahlavi-Pazend. by Shahriyarjī Dādābhāī Bharuchī, Ervad Sheriarji Dadabhai Bharucha (1908)
"65 absolutive é 65 Infinitive 65 Preterite . ... 68 Pluperfect 70 absolutive 71 § 33. ii. Defective and Impersonal Verbs (<--»; lj J <*» i )... 71 § 34. in. ..."

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