Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
- Hyphenation: a‧bes‧sii‧vi
- IPA: [ˈɑbeˌsːiːʋi]
- (grammar) abessive. In Finnish the ending of abessive is -tta or -ttä. It is usually translated into English as "without + noun".
- Rahatta on hankala opiskella. = It's difficult to study without money.
Declension of Abessiivi (type risti)
In Finnish the abessive case is used relatively seldom, and is often replaced with expression ilman (“without”) + partitive.
- (abessive, rare): vajanto