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ablative

(ăb`lətĭv') [Lat.,=carrying off], in Latin grammar, 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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 used in a number of circumstances, particularly with certain prepositions and in locating place or time. The term is also used in the grammar of some languages (e.g., Sanskrit, Finnish) for a case of separation, e.g., "from the house."
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The use of ablative case does work out: Interpreting Zamira as a Ground would be incompatible with her animacy status (and therefore a violation of FAITHL or, at the very least, of Predict) but also ignoring the spatial case altogether would be a violation of FAITHL.
The ablative case markers <-laam> and <-nung> in (16a, b,c,d) indicate the original space.
Erasmus is clearly impressed with Valla's rendering "of Jesus Christ" in the ablative case instead of the genitive and with the "cure" that that choice seems to effect for a potential confusion in Paul's text.