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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@...>