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Meaning of "abessive" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ABESSIVE

abessive  [æbˈɛsɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABESSIVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Abessive is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ABESSIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Abessive case

In linguistics, abessive, caritive and privative are names for a grammatical case expressing the lack or absence of the marked noun. In English, the corresponding function is expressed by the preposition without or by the suffix -less. The name abessive is derived from Latin abesse "to be away/absent", and is especially used in reference to Uralic languages. The name caritive is derived from Latin carere "to lack", and is especially used in reference to Caucasian languages. The name privative is derived from Latin privare "to deprive".

Definition of abessive in the English dictionary

The definition of abessive in the dictionary is the grammatical case indicating absence.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABESSIVE


adessive
əˈdɛsɪv
aggressive
əˈɡrɛsɪv
compressive
kəmˈprɛsɪv
depressive
dɪˈprɛsɪv
essive
ˈɛsɪv
excessive
ɪkˈsɛsɪv
expressive
ɪkˈsprɛsɪv
immunosuppressive
ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˈprɛsɪv
impressive
ɪmˈprɛsɪv
inessive
ɪnˈɛsɪv
inexpressive
ˌɪnɪkˈsprɛsɪv
obsessive
əbˈsɛsɪv
oppressive
əˈprɛsɪv
possessive
pəˈzɛsɪv
progressive
prəˈɡrɛsɪv
recessive
rɪˈsɛsɪv
regressive
rɪˈɡrɛsɪv
repressive
rɪˈprɛsɪv
successive
səkˈsɛsɪv
suppressive
səˈprɛsɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABESSIVE

abernethy
aberrance
aberrancy
aberrant
aberrantly
aberrate
aberration
aberrational
Aberystwyth
abet
abetment
abettal
abetted
abetter
abetting
abettor
abeyance
abeyancy
abeyant

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABESSIVE

antitussive
comprehensive
concussive
decompressive
degressive
digressive
dismissive
emissive
impassive
manic-depressive
massive
missive
passive
passive-aggressive
percussive
permissive
submissive
supermassive
transgressive
transmissive
unimpressive

Synonyms and antonyms of abessive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «abessive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABESSIVE

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The translations of abessive from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «abessive» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

abessive
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

abessive
570 millions of speakers

English

abessive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

abessive
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

abessive
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

абессив
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

abessive
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

abessive
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

abessive
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Abessive
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Abessiv
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

abessive
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

abessive
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Abesif
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

abessive
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜப்பானி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गैरवर्तन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

abessive
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

abessive
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

abessive
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Абесс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

abessive
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

abessive
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

abessive
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

abessive
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

abessiv
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of abessive

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABESSIVE»

The term «abessive» is regularly used and occupies the 90.711 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABESSIVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about abessive

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABESSIVE»

Discover the use of abessive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to abessive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Handbook of Australian Languages
[c] Abessive/Ovigin, -:ga. As in (21-23), a noun phrase in Abessive case can denote action that leaves the conscious presence of an animate being, or that involves something that comes from a source: a one-time possessor, a place of origin.
Robert M. W. Dixon, Barry J. Blake, 1979
2
Grammatical Change: Origins, Nature, Outcomes
Therefore it strictly entails that the upgrading of the Abessive must be a case of exemplar-based analogical change. And this is what the data confirm. Given the discussion in Section .., it is not hard to see that the Abessive became a clitic  ...
Dianne Jonas, John Whitman, Andrew Garrett, 2012
3
Abessive Case
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Wade Anastasia Jere, 2011
4
Grammaticalization: Current Views and Issues
In the case of Northern Saami haga, an inflectional suffix expressing the abessive case has been reanalyzed as a postposition, but continues to signal an abessive relation. Like most other Finno-Ugric languages, Northern Saami possesses ...
Katerina Stathi, Elke Gehweiler, Ekkehard König, 2010
5
Finnish: An Essential Grammar
They adopt ('take') the child as their own. m Abessive, comitative and instructive These three cases are all rare; the instructive and the comitative appear mainly in fixed expressions like idioms. The abessive ending is —tta ~ —tta, which is ...
Fred Karlsson, 2013
6
Colloquial Estonian
(ju = after all) The abessive case is the last of the Estonian cases we have to learn. It has the meaning 'without' and is formed by adding -ta to the genitive stem : vihmata 'without rain'; tuuleta 'without wind'. 'Without' can also be expressed by ...
Christopher Moseley, 2008
7
Chantyal Dictionary and Texts
'from', indicating proximal origin, not precise location nor movement: see ABESSIVE- PROXIMAL ORIGIN, cf. ABLATIVE and ABESSIVE-PRECISE ORIGIN . (1) nfii-ma purba-nasaw fiin ta 'We are from the east, I know' [C4] (2) tfiim nasaw' hom ...
Michael Noonan, Ram Prasad Bhulanja, Jag Man Chhantyal, 1999
8
History, Society and Variation: In Honor of Albert Valdman
In this dialect, the abessive morpheme taga developed from an affix to a clitic to a free word without changing its status as a functional element. The form taga comes from an affixal sequence *pta-k-ek/n consisting of cari- tive *pta + lative *-k + ...
Albert Valdman, J. Clancy Clements, 2006
9
Handbook of North American Indians: Languages
Thus ma'9d-yrko' 'for want of food' is the abessive in the sentence below. ma'9d-yi 'ko' mwYe'-nke food-ABESSIVE die-NONVISUAL. SENSORY. EVID 'I am starving. ' 4) A word or phrase that refers to the location of the activity: the locative.
William C. Sturtevant, Ives Goddard, 1996
10
Metataxis in Practice: Dependency Syntax for Multilingual ...
... really happened to say it' - 3RD INFINITIVE nv INESSIVE, ILLA'IIVE, ADESSIVE , ABESSIVE, E.G., Olin lukemassa (iness.) lehtea', kun — 'I was reading a paper, when Tulen lahtemiiiin (illaL) pois - 'I will go away' Olin lahtemaisilliini (adess.) ...
Dan Maxwell, Klaus Schubert, 1989

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Abessive [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/abessive>. Jul 2019 ».
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