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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One possibility is to have the modifier marked for ablative case, and the head-noun augmented with a 3rd person bound pronoun indexing the modifier.
A completely different way of looking at the preposition-article complexes would be not as "inflected prepositions," but as an expansion of the case inventory of definite articles: im would be an inessive case, yom an ablative case, and zur an allative case of the definite article.
With regard to our proposal, we consider it important that the these names be expressed in the masculine, singular and the ablative case, which is in contrast to that expressed by Kachlik et al.
By the addition of ablative case, the Agent is marked as performing an act involuntarily.