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essive

[es-iv] /ˈɛs ɪv/
adjective
1.
noting a case, as in Finnish, whose distinctive function is to indicate a state of being.
noun
2.
the essive case.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Finnish essivi < Latin ess(e) to be + -īvus -ive
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Word Origin and History for essive
adj.

1890, from Finnish essiivi, from Latin esse (see essence).

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