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# With animate pronouns and nouns, general meaning is 'at/on someone's ...'
 
# With animate pronouns and nouns, general meaning is 'at/on someone's ...'
 
# Some dialects extend #3 to be like Russian genitive 'by .../have'.
 
# Some dialects extend #3 to be like Russian genitive 'by .../have'.
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==See also==
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* [http://www.sil.org/linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/WhatIsLocativeCase.htm What is Locative case?]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:06, 12 January 2006

The Locative suffix is /-DA/

Use case

  1. Expresses physical location in, on, or at, etc. in the present tense only
  2. Expresses temporal location in past tense
  3. With animate pronouns and nouns, general meaning is 'at/on someone's ...'
  4. Some dialects extend #3 to be like Russian genitive 'by .../have'.

See also