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When I hear somebody sigh that "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, "Compared to what?"Sidney J. Harris
- (grammar): case used to indicate movement away from something, removal, separation, source. It corresponds roughly to the English prepositions "from", "away from", and "concerning". Some languages that have the ablative case include Dyirbal, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Inuktitut, Latin, Quechua, Sanskrit, and Yup'ik.
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