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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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)
Harmut Scharfe argues that physicians used "esoteric synonyms" to make their terminology difficult to understand by patients, and in the second part of his paper points to an unusual use of the ablative case in the "Kashmirian Recension" of the Caraka-Samhita which, he suggests, might help in localizing the text.