Allative Case ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/AllativeCase


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      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Morphosyntactic Property
                        |_ Case Property
                              |_ Allative Case


Definition:

AllativeCase expresses motion to or toward the referent of the noun it marks [Pei and Gaynor 1954, 6,9,216; Lyons 1968, 299; Crystal 1985, 1213].



Language Code: fin NO_COMMENT
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karhu-lle
bear-ALL
towards the bear

References:
Kiparsky (2001:316)

Language Code: lmw Lake Miwok has ten case enclitics. The allative enclitic indicates direction toward a goal: 'to', 'into', 'during', 'near', 'by', or 'onto'.
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réej-toʔonínnuka
king-ALLhe.brought.them
He brought them to the king

References:
Mithun (1999:205) FROM Callaghan (1963: 104)

Language Code: cdm Caughley notes that -naʔ in the example is properly functioning as the non-past.
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kim-taŋdah-kheʔ-naʔ
house-ALLarrive-IMM-NPST
He is about to arrive at the house.

References:
Bybee, Perkins and Pagliuca (1994:246)

Language Code: cdm This Chepang example illustrates the use of the suffix /-kheʔ/, in combination with tense/aspect suffixes. Caughley says that the action as a completed unit is about to occur.
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kim-taŋdah-kheʔ-naʔ
house-ALLarrive-IMM-NPST
He is about to arrive at the house

References:
Bybee, Perkins, and Pagliuca (1994:245-246) FROM Caughley (1982)


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