Perlative case

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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 for example Kuku-Yalanji,[2] in Aymara, Inuktitut, and in the extinct Tocharian languages.


  1. Article "Perlative Case" on the Linguist list wiki
  2. Robert Malcolm Ward Dixon, Australian Languages: their nature and development, page 532, Google books search 2002, 776 pages