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allative

[al-uh-tiv] /ˈæl ə tɪv/
adjective
1.
noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate place to or toward which.
noun
2.
the allative case.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Latin allāt(us) (al- al- + lātus suppletive past participle of ferre to bring; cf. alley1) + -ive
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Word Origin and History for allative
n.

grammatical case expressing "motion towards," 1860, from Latin allatus "brought to," used as past participle of adferre, affere "to bring to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + latus "borne, carried" (see oblate (n.)).

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