Definitions

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  • adjective grammar Indicating motion toward the deictic center, often the speaker.

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Examples

  • The cislocative prefix _de (te) _ gives the sense of "hither."

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • _Thatotarho_ is the passive voice and cislocative form of _otarho_, which is defined "to grasp," or

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • The cislocative, expressing motion towards the speaker, and the translocative, indicating motion tending from him.

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • The terminal syllable _ne_ and the prefixed _te_ are respectively the signs of the motional and the cislocative forms, -- "I _come hither_ again to greet and thank."

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • This great chief, whose name is better known as Atotarho (without the cislocative prefix), is of the Bear clan.

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • With the cislocative prefix _de_ it means "on this side of the thicket."

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • The cislocative, frequentative, and progressive forms are all combined in this expressive word -- "you kept seeing as you came."

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

  • (as the word would be spelt in modern orthography) appears to be the aorist subjunctive of _atkahthos_, to see, in the cislocative and frequentative forms.

    The Iroquois Book of Rites

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