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Semblative case

The semblative case is a grammatical case that denotes the similarity of one entity to another.

The semblative case in English

English has a semblative case suffix that variously takes a number of different forms, including -like, -esque and -ly.
Texas Man Catches Fish With Human-Like Teeth

The semblative case in Wagiman

Wagiman, an indigenous Australian language, has a semblative case suffix -yiga, that is functionally identical to the -like suffix in English, as in the example:
gahan mamin dup-pa ga-yu jilimakkun-yiga
that white man sit- 3sg-be woman-
That white man sits like a woman

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