Prosecutive case

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The prosecutive case (abbreviated PROS) is a grammatical case found in Tundra Nenets,[1] in Old Basque and, with spatial nouns, in Mongolian.[2] This is a variant of the "prolative case".

It is used to describe movement using a surface or way. An example is the phrase "by way of/through the house."


  1. Tapani Salminen (2008-10-06). "Tundra Nenets". Department of Finno-Ugrian Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland. Retrieved 2008-12-30.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Sechenbaatar [Sečenbaγatur], Borjigin. 2003. The Chakhar dialect of Mongol: a morphological description. Helsinki: Finno-Ugrian society. ISBN 952-5150-68-2