essive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, concerning, or becoming the grammatical case suggesting a state to be or an existence in a certain capability or condition in some languages, as in Finnish professorina, "as a professor.”
    • of, or relating to the grammatical instance that in certain languages suggests existence in circumstances or capacity
  • noun:
    • The essive situation.
    • A word or form when you look at the essive case.
    • the essive case, or a word if so

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