Re: terminology: prepositions, postpositions, and...
|From:||Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, November 3, 2007, 0:55|
On 11/2/07, Rick Harrison <rick@...> wrote:
> So, whaddaya call an adposition that gets infixed into a word, as opposed to being placed
> before or after the word? Example:
> xip = ship
> botel = bottle
> -ni- = inside of
> bonitel xip = ship in a bottle
> Would you call that an "imposition"?
It has been called that on this list. I would call it an
"inposition", although when said aloud that no doubt sounds like
"imposition" due to labial assimilation.
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>