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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. -- Jim Henry