illative case

illative case (plural illative cases)

  1. (grammar) A case used to indicate movement into something; for example, into the house.
    Languages that make use of the illative include Finnish, Hungarian, and Quechua.
  • French: illatif
  • German: Illativ
  • Portuguese: ilativo, caso ilativo
  • Russian: иллати́вный паде́ж
  • Spanish: caso ilativo

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