locative

(redirected from locatives)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

loc·a·tive

 (lŏk′ə-tĭv)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a grammatical case in certain inflected languages that indicates place in or on which or time at which, as in Latin domī, "at home."
n.
1. The locative case.
2. A form or construction in the locative case.

[New Latin locātīvus, from Latin locātus, past participle of locāre, to place; see locate.]

locative

(ˈlɒkətɪv) grammar
adj
1. (Grammar) (of a word or phrase) indicating place or direction
2. (Grammar) denoting a case of nouns, etc, that refers to the place at which the action described by the verb occurs
n
(Grammar)
a. the locative case
b. a word or speech element in this case
[C19: locate + -ive, on the model of vocative]

loc•a•tive

(ˈlɒk ə tɪv)
adj.
1. of or designating a grammatical case that typically indicates place in or at which, as Latin domī “at home.”
n.
2. the locative case.
3. a word or other form in the locative case.
[1795–1805; locate + -ive, on the model of vocative]

locative

Used to describe a case of nouns that indicate the place where something is done.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locative - the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the place of the state or action denoted by the verb
participant role, semantic role - (linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause
Translations
šestý pád
caso locativolocativo
lokativ
staðarfall
vietininkas
mestnik
lokativ

locative

[ˈlɒkətɪv] N (also locative case) → locativo m

locative

nLokativ m
References in periodicals archive ?
Our predictions over languages with verbless locatives are outlined in (4).
Mapping of Tiriyo copula locatives onto the Wilkins' implicational hierarchy VI.
Pour elle, SOFTGROUP Immobilier oeuvre depuis des annees a batir des solutions locatives innovantes avec une large gamme de services allant de la villa residentielle, aux bureaux equipes en passant par la plateforme logistique derniere generation.
Et justement, la mission du groupe de travail est d'arreter une strategie pour faciliter l'acces notamment au foncier et ce, par la mise en place d'une banque de donnees et la reduction des redevances locatives a 1,66% de la valeur venale au lieu de 5% actuellement.
But the incorporation in (5), also might be said to "respect valency", in so far as verbs normally take functors as complements, and among them locatives.
The order of things: What directional locatives denote.
This case has no direct correspondences in the morphological systems of other ancient Indo-European languages, but it is not isolated within the Anatolian family: locatives in -a are attested in Palaic, (20) and Luvian also shows occasional locatives in -a beside usual dative-locative singular forms in -i.
The second type of derivation creates derived forms within the same word class, and produces words like diminutives, feminine gender, augmentatives and locatives, as illustrated in the following table:
La disponibilite de valeurs locatives, revisees periodiquement, est par ailleurs un atout majeur, comparativement a plusieurs autres metropoles comme Toronto, dans la comprehension de l'attractivite exercee par chacune des galeries marchandes.
En plus de colliger les renseignements de la paroisse montrealaise que a laisse le plus de documents sur ses activites, l'auteure n'a neglige aucune des sources familieres aux praticiens de l'histoire demographique et urbaine: registres paroissiaux, annuaires Lowell, roles de valeurs locatives.