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Types of Ablatives Used in Latin


For more on the Ablative, see Uses of the Ablative.
The Ablative Case in Latin is often used with prepositions, including ab, cum, de, ex, but it is also used on its own. Here are the types of ablatives:
  • separation
  • attendant circumstances
  • agent
  • comparison
  • description
  • place from which
  • agent
  • specification
  • description
  • absolute
  • place from
  • cause
  • degree of difference
  • separation
  • time within which
For English examples of how these types of ablatives are used, see Latin Grammar Aid

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