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The inessive and illative forms are the most productive ones, while the terminative and prolative forms occur rarely and are not accepted by all speakers.
The conditions under which to can be used to express GOAL with various prepositions clearly requires further study, but it is good to keep in mind that we might be dealing here with to in some sort of terminative or limitative use ('until').
The observations were taken under temperature rise 3 [degrees]C/min, final temperature was 200 [degrees]C, terminative resistor 4 M[OMEGA], frequency 1 kHz.
The other postposition d'ieri shows a temporal extension, but the terminative meaning is preserved:
In his description of the Ingrian language, Laanest (HaaHecT 1978 : 224-226) lists the Lower Luga comitative [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and terminative (s)sa among other morphological cases.
However, the other proposed forms, the comitative and the terminative of the same infinitive, the usage possibilities of which are syntactically more restricted in a sentence, did not gain ground (see Uuspold 1980).
A terminative, translated "pris de rage" (Nougayrol 1952: 95) or "seized with anger" (Vogelzang 1988: 104), is grammatically difficult and is not confirmed by the SB version that has the accusative uzza (Saggs 1986: 13).
Note, however, that the agent can be missing, the theme can sometimes remain implicit, or incorporated into the meaning of the verb, and the terminus is often represented merely by a terminative particle attached to the verb.
47) in my opinion isn't to be treated with Damqam-inim constructions, for it uses a possessum in the terminative adverbial instead of in the genitive.
The eleven 'semantic' case forms of an Estonian nominal (illative, inessive, elative, allative, adessive, ablative, translative, terminative, essive, abessive and comitative) are all based on the corresponding genitives, as illustrated in table 3.
Sohn (1994: 333) refers to the V-a/e pelita construction as a marker of "terminative aspect," expressing the meaning of 'finish up'.
Only the names of the clitic cases are different; the terminative is presented in the section on adverb formation.