Definition of Locatives

1. Noun. (plural of locative) ¹



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Definition of Locatives

1. locative [n] - See also: locative

Lexicographical Neighbors of Locatives

locates
locating
location
location, location, location
location arithmetic
location directories and signs
locational
locationality
locationally
locations
locative
locative case
locative cases
locative role
locatively
locatives (current term)
locator
locator map
locators
locavore
locavores
locellate
loch
lochage
lochages
lochan
lochans
loche
lochea

Literary usage of Locatives

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Grammar and Dictionary of the Buluba-Lulua Language as Spoken in the Upper by William McCutchan Morrison (1906)
"locatives AND OTHER PREPOSITIONS. 422. There are few pure prepositional ... I. locatives. 423. We have often had occasion to refer to the locatives mu, ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"... sign of the instrumental, with the various shapes they take, were all originally locatives, and identical with il, ..."

3. Sanskrit Syntax by Jacob Samuel Speyer (1886)
"Hence abundance of gerunds, participles, absolute locatives, nouu-predicates and a relative scarcity of subordinate sentences. Accumulating short coordinate ..."

4. Comparative Handbook of Congo Languages by Walter Henry Stapleton (1903)
"Formation of locatives in Bantu. 333. Illustrations from Tonga. 334. ... Conjunctions expressed by locatives in Kongo by Pronominal Prefixes ..."

5. A Manual of Comparative Philology as Applied to the Illustration of Greek by Thomas Leslie Papillon (1876)
"... locatives : see below, p. 135. In Latin there are but few traces of a distinct locative case ; in Latin, the locative, both in form and functions, ..."

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