Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In grammar, noting the case expressing position on.

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  • noun the superessive case, a grammatical declension used, chiefly in Hungarian, to indicate location on top of something or on the surface of something.

Etymologies

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From the Latin verb superesse ("to be over and above").

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