ablative case


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Noun1.ablative case - the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb
oblique, oblique case - any grammatical case other than the nominative
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By the addition of ablative case, the Agent is marked as performing an act involuntarily.
In the Finnic languages, for instance, there are examples of the merger between a lative and locative case, namely the allative and adessive in Karelian (Kettunen 1960 : 17), whereas the geographically adjacent Veps has examples of a merger of a locative and ablative case, namely the inessive and elative.
5: Demonstrating Ablative case (apAdAn kAraka -from and panchami vibhakti)