ablatival

ablatival

(ˌæbləˈtaɪvəl)
adj
relating to the ablative case
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Third, Tjerkstra seems to labor under the notion that an animate noun appearing in the ablative is a virtual impossibility; but occasionally extending the ablatival notion of separation to animate nouns seems no less possible than occasionally extending the dative-locatival notion of disadvantage to inanimate nouns, 5 and since the context here is a long list of ablatives of separation that function as almost one-word questions and answers, a dative-locative would be rather out of place.