locative definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or being a grammatical case in certain inflected languages that indicates place in or on which or time at which, as in Latin domī, "at home.”
    • suggesting place, or even the location in which, or wherein.
    • Indicating destination, or the place in which, or wherein
  • noun:
    • The locative situation.
    • A form or construction into the locative situation.
    • The locative situation.
    • In grammar, a case-form indicating area, as present in initial Indo-European or Aryan language, and preserved in a few of the descendants, especially the Sanskrit.
    • the semantic part of this noun expression that designates the place of condition or activity denoted because of the verb
  • others:
    • In grammar, showing location, or perhaps the spot in which or wherein: as, a locative adjective; a locative situation.
    • In anatomy and zoology, serving to find or to show location or relative situation in a set. Thus, title metencephalon or midbrain is locative of component between extremes of a string.
    • Serving to indicate the location of anything: as, a locative item within the community.

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