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Allative

The allative (Allatiivi) case is part of the external locative cases. It typically corresponds to the to, on or onto prepositions in English, and usually refers to a change or observation of something going from outside to a closeby position. In Finnish it is indicated by the -lle suffix.

Concept

  • When something is going to (but not necessarily into) something else, such as an open space.
  • When giving something to someone.

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