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noun 
  1. (grammar): case used to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source. It corresponds roughly to the English prepositions "from", "away from", and "concerning". Some languages that have the ablative case include Dyirbal, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Inuktitut, Latin, Quechua, Sanskrit, and Yup'ik.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ablatief
  • French: ablatif
  • German: Ablativ
  • Italian: ablativo(it)m
    • Japanese: 奪格 (ã ã£ãã, dakkaku)
    • Spanish: ablativo(es)m
    Etymology: French ablatif < Latin ablativus < ablatus ("carried away") < auferre ("to carry away", "to remove"). See Ablation.


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