UN LOCATIVE

locative

[lok-uh-tiv] Grammar.
adjective
1.
(in certain inflected languages) noting a case whose distinctive function is to indicate place in or at which, as Latin domī “at home.”
noun
2.
the locative case.
3.
a word in that case.

Origin:
1795–1805; locate + -ive, on the model of vocative

unlocative, adjective
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locative (ˈlɒkətɪv)
 
adj
1.  (of a word or phrase) indicating place or direction
2.  denoting a case of nouns, etc, that refers to the place at which the action described by the verb occurs
 
n
3.  a.  the locative case
 b.  a word or speech element in this case
 
[C19: locate + -ive, on the model of vocative]

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locative
"grammatical case indicating place," 1804, from L. locus "place," on model of L. vocativus "vocative," from vocatus, pp. of vocare "to call, summon" (see voice).
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