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al·la·tive  audio  (l-tv) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
Of, relating to, or being the grammatical case expressing motion toward a place, as Finnish stadionille "to the stadium."
NOUN:
  1. The allative case.
  2. A word in the allative case.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin alltvus, from Latin alltus, past participle of afferre, to bring toward : ad-, ad- + ltus, carried; see tel- in Indo-European roots


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