Definition of Postpositional

1. a. Of or pertaining to postposition.



Definition of Postpositional

1. Adjective. (grammar) Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a postposition. ¹

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Definition of Postpositional

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postpositional

postponement
postponements
postponence
postponer
postponers
postpones
postponing
postpose
postposed
postposes
postposing
postposit
postposited
postpositing
postposition
postpositional (current term)
postpositionally
postpositions
postpositive
postpositively
postpositives
postposits
postpractice
postprandial
postprecipitation
postprecipitations
postpregnancy
postpremiere
postprenylation
postpresidency

Literary usage of Postpositional

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec (1879)
"The postpositional languages place the genitive before its governing noun, as in German and largely in English, while the prepositional follow the French ..."

2. Transactions (1881)
"In the Turanian or postpositional languages this mark of tense is placed ... The postpositional languages place this regimen invariably before the verb, ..."

3. A Reference Grammar of Classical Tamil Poetry by V. S. Rajam (1992)
"A breakpoint marks the end of a nominal compound, noun phrase, postpositional phrase, or a verb clause. Furthermore, it bears a semantic relation to the ..."

4. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"It cannot reasonably be doubted that the case-terminations of the primitive dialects of the Indo-European family were originally postpositional words, ..."

5. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"It cannot reasonably be doubted that the case-terminations of the primitive dialects of the Indo-European family were originally postpositional words, ..."

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