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a phrase beginning with a preposition

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Ojutkangas and Huumo (2010) use the term quasi-adposition for such expressions, because these differ from canonical adpositional phrases both semantically and grammatically and sometimes display behavior that distinguishes them from canonical adpositional constructions.
Affixal adverbs combine with verbs to create so-called particle verbs (Erelt, Kasik, Metslang, Rajandi, Ross, Saari, Tael, Vare 1993 : 21) and thus differ grammatically from adpositions which form adpositional phrases together with their NP complements and have the grammatical function as adverbials.
The source of information in an adpositional phrase and synonymous constructions is marked by a genitive modifier or a modifying phrase.
An adessive noun can be replaced by an adpositional phrase whose main word is adposition jargi and kohaselt, e.
The analysed fiction texts contained no instances of expressing a reported statement with an adpositional phrase.
In the journalistic texts of the 1930s the extent of expressing a reported statement with an adpositional phrase has not changed compared to the previous period.
The journalistic texts of the 1990s contain only one quotative mood form (30); the same sentence contains two instances of referential adpositional phrase, i.
The journalistic language of later periods, especially the1990s, is characterised by expressing the indirect statement with an adpositional phrase and the emergence of a new construction, the adessive indirectal.
Adpositional phrases are under certain conditions analyzed as "oblique" arguments (Van Valin and LaPoUa 1997) or "complements" (Heine 1989).
Finnish inflections and other function morphemes are equally dominant in ungoverned positions, such as adpositional phrases and the predicates in copula constructions.
Thus, the GC is successful in distinguishing between the subject and direct object NPs from adpositional phrases, but both the insertion approach and the GC fail to distinguish between adpositional adjuncts and complements.