from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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 Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In grammar, noting the case expressing position on.
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.