Ablative case

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The ablative case (abbreviatit abl) is a grammatical case in the grammar o various leids; it is uised generally tae express motion away frae something, awtho the precise meanin mey vary bi leid. The wird "ablative" derives frae the Laitin ablatus, the (irregular) perfect passive participle o auferre "tae carry away".[1] Thare is na ablative case in modren Germanic leids such as Scots.

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  1. The Ablative , The Latin Library, accessed 06-01-14