Locative



[lok-uh-tiv] /ˈlɒk ə tɪv/ 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.
/ˈlɒkətɪv/
adjective
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
noun
3.

n.

“grammatical case indicating place,” 1804, from Latin locus “place” (see locus) on model of Latin vocativus “vocative,” from vocatus, past participle of vocare “to call, summon.” As an adjective by 1816.

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