Re: Syntactic Differentiation of Adverbial vs. Adjectival Adpositions
|From:||Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 16:23|
On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 7:11 AM, Henrik Theiling <theiling@...> wrote:
> Jim Henry writes:
>>>> There are natlangs with mixed adpositional systems, aren't there?
>> Finnish apparently is one such:
> Would you count 'ago' in English as a postposition?
That's my inclination, but I'm not strongly attached
to that theory; I'm aware that some people analyze
it as an adverb. Anyway, I use "ago" phrases
as an example when explaining the "postpositional"
card to new Glossotechnia players.