Adjective "Ablatives" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Ablatives


    Definition:

    1. (in some inflected languages) noting a case that has among its functions the indication of place from which or, as in Latin, place in which, manner, means, instrument, or agent. noun

    2. the ablative case.

    3. a word in that case, as Troiā in Latin Aenēas Troiā vēnit, “Aeneas came from Troy.”.

    Origin:
    ablative

    Examples:

    "compounds can be ablatives."