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- In grammar, noting the case expressing position on.
- n. the superessive case, a grammatical declension used, chiefly in Hungarian, to indicate location on top of something or on the surface of something.
- From the Latin verb superesse ("to be over and above"). (Wiktionary)
“Compared to a Finno-Ugric language like Estonian or Hungarian, which has tons of cases with exotic names like the inessive, superessive, ablative, translative, and exessive, English seems as poor as a pauper on payday.”
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evoking a kind of heavy chest of drawers, for me. Latin (and German) at 11; now Finnish, and a fascination for what else is out there.
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