Translative case

The translative case (abbreviated TRANSL) is a grammatical case that indicates a change in state of a noun, with the general sense of "becoming X" or "change to X".

In the Finnish language, it is the counterpart of the essive case, with the basic meaning of a change of state. It is also used for expressing "in (a language)", "considering it is a (status)" and "by (a time)". Its ending is -ksi:

Examples in Estonian:

In Hungarian, the ending is -vá / -vé after a vowel; it assimilates to the final consonsant otherwise:

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