Inessive case

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Inessive case is a locative grammatical case. This case carries the basic meaning of "in": for example, "in the house" is "talo·ssa" in Finnish, "maja·s" in Estonian, and "ház·ban" in Hungarian.

In Finnish the inessive case is typically formed by adding "ssa/ssä". Estonian adds "s" to the genitive stem. In Hungarian, the suffix "ban/ben" is most commonly used for inessive case, although many others, such as -on, -en, -ön and others are also used, especially with cities.

In the Finnish language, the inessive case is considered the first of the six locative cases, which correspond to locational (http://wiktionary.org/wiki/Locational) prepositions in English. The remaining five cases are:

es:Caso inesivo fr:Inessif it:Inessivo fi:Inessiivi no:Inessiv sv:Inessiv

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