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Case: case

Abs: absolutive

The absolutive case marks subject of intransitive verb and direct object of transitive verb.

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Erg: ergative

The ergative case marks subject of transitive verb.

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Abl: ablative-modalis

The ablative-modalis case is used for an object of an intransitive verb (an indefinite object). In addition, this case expresses direction from one place or time to another.

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Gen: genitive

The genitive case denotes that the noun phrase somehow belongs to its governor.

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Voc: vocative

The vocative case is a special form of noun used to address someone.

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Loc: locative

The locative case expresses location in space or time.

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All: allative

The allative case expresses direction to something.

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Per: perlative

The perlative case denotes movement along something.

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Equ: equative

The equative case makes a comparison as in “like X”. It is also used to indicate what language is being spoken.

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Case in other languages: [am] [apu] [arr] [bej] [bg] [cs] [eme] [en] [ess] [et] [fi] [ga] [gn] [grc] [gub] [hu] [hy] [kmr] [koi] [kpv] [mdf] [myu] [myv] [pcm] [pt] [qpm] [ru] [sl] [sv] [tpn] [tr] [tt] [u] [uk] [urb] [urj]