Perlative case

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The perlative case (abbreviated PER) "expresses that something moved 'through', 'across', or 'along' the referent of the noun that is marked."[1] The case is found in a number of Australian Aboriginal languages such as Kuku-Yalanji[2] as well as in Aymara, Inuktitut, and the extinct Tocharian languages.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Article "Perlative Case" Archived 2007-10-25 at the Wayback Machine on the Linguist list wiki
  2. ^ Robert Malcolm Ward Dixon, Australian Languages: their nature and development, page 532, Google books search 2002, 776 pages