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I am looking for languages that exhibit the spatial equivalent of DCM: languages that can leave out spatial case marking on nouns that are inherently/contextually spatial already.
I know only 3 languages that do. Goal marking on place names is dropped in Nepali and Gujarati (Kittila 2008) and in Tariana spatial marking can be omitted if the spatial role of the noun is contextually clear (Aikhenvald 2003).
The result of this case dropping should be a zero marker, not a light version of spatial case or a direct use of the spatial case without a bridging morpheme (as in Aristar 96/97).