Antessive case

The antessive case (abbreviated ANTE)[1] is used for marking the spatial relation of preceding or being before. The case is found in some Dravidian languages.


  1. S. Agesthialingom, Prakya Sreesaila Subrahmanyam, Dravidian Linguistics- V: (proceedings of the Seminar on Dravidian Linguistics- V), Page 275, 1976 - 582 pages, Google book search link quote: "(6) 'before' (antessive), (7) 'behind, ..."

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