Elative

The Elative (elatiivi) case is part of the internal locative cases. It typically corresponds to the from preposition in English, and usually refers to a change or observation of something going from inside to outside. This is not always exact and depends on the context. In Finnish it is indicated by the -sta/-stä suffix.

Concept

Including, but not limited to:

  • When something comes from somewhere.
  • When giving an opinion.
  • When using certain verbs.

Usage

Formation