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(lŏk`ətĭv) [Lat.,=placing], in the grammar of certain languages (e.g., Sanskrit), the casecase,
in language, one of the several possible forms of a given noun, pronoun, or adjective that indicates its grammatical function (see inflection); in inflected languages it is usually indicated by a series of suffixes attached to a stem, as in Latin amicus,
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 referring to location. Nouns in this case are often translatable into English phrases beginning with at, in, or on.
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The test for the default collocation is use in negative locatives (or if the language here uses the same construction, in negative existentials): If, when you want to deny that the bottles are on the table you have to say "The bottles are not standing on the table", then bottles 'stand' by default.
Ameka and Levinson (this issue) delineate a functional domain called the basic locative function (BLF).
Le projet ANFA ART, qui comprend 3000 m2 de plateaux de bureaux est recemment ne sur le bd Rachidi dans la meme ville et en fin le projet ANAFEE PLAZZA, specialise dans la gestion locative d'appartements a Casablanca.
In contrast, the locative case that marks the semi-complement of quasi-adpositional constructions contributes to the conceived nature of the relationship that prevails between the landmark and the trajector.
Also, 'abs + abs' is noted as a possible valency (that for equatives); but absent from table III, as disallowed, is a combination of 'src + src', as well as 'src + loc', whereas distinct locatives can appear in the valency of a single predicator provided they are differentiated as goal and source.
A different solution involving hant- has been proposed: it has been maintained that hant-or, rather handa, is used here not in the meaning 'front', but rather in its adverbialized locative meaning 'in front of (so prominent among other descendants of Indo-European *[h.
Cases found in these languages to mark the subject are ergative, instrumental, dative, genitive and locative (Zoller, p.
On constate par exemple que la fonction cornmerciale n'accapare qu'environ 10 % de la superficie locative totale mais qu'elle occupe 57 % des corridors du reseau pietonnier interieur.
875) contains an o-stem locative in -e enregistered as such in table 35.
I adopt the orthodox view that Goal paths are built on top of a locative Place projection.
19-21 are fragments of a ritual for the Palaic god Ziparwa, with very interesting syntax, including two instances of clause-internal "local" particles attached to locatives (-ssan 19 i 19' and -kan 19 iv 8).
Locatives, existentials, and possessives in Turkish Sign Language (TID).