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(linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached)

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Both problems can be avoided if case markers and adposition are differentiated on phonological ground instead of assigning them different morphosyntactic representations.
If one looks at other languages, one finds that spatial adpositions are not always so bleached of precise content about Figure and Ground as English prepositions are.
However, it could well be that the beginnings of the functional shift of the adposition peraan from the sphere of spatial relations to that of government were present also language-internally; for this reason this change possibly cannot be regarded as a leap (Kolehmainen, Nordlund 2011).
B) The elative forms will be inspected for compatibility with the three Erzya declination types, indefinite, possessive and determiner, whereas determiner declination is not attested for adverbs and adpositions.
In either series the indicated adposition (8) is harmonious with the following units in the same line.
An adessive noun can be replaced by an adpositional phrase whose main word is adposition jargi and kohaselt, e.
Example (10b) shows a change in word order (preposition [right arrow] postposition), accompanied by suppletion of the adposition (in [right arrow] uit).
The relaxation of rules mainly concerns contextual translation dependencies of adpositions, head nouns, determiners, the number feature, and verbals.
N} is a pronominal category, seen here as a kind of determiner, with secondary feature {past}, and {loc} is a secondary feature of the functor category, a category that may occur independently as an adposition.
Consider the following example where nothing stands in the way of analyzing anda as an adposition to a (fronted) noun in allative case:
Languages that fall into this group have one adposition or case ending that is used in all three cases.
At the end of the 19th century and at the beginning of the 20th century the agent was occasionally conveyed by the construction with the adposition poolt, e.
As the possessive prefix is already present in the adposition, it need not be repeated on the noun.
There appears to be a tendency for multiverb languages to have a very simple inventory of spatial adpositions or case markers--for example, Tzeltal and Likpe (Ameka this issue) both have only one genetic adposition.