postposition

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post- +‎ position

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postposition (plural postpositions)

  1. (grammar) Any of various words in languages such as German, Hindi, Japanese and Finno-Ugric languages (Estonian, Finnish and Hungarian) which serve the same purpose as a preposition but come after the noun.
  2. The act of placing after, or the state of being placed after.
    • Mede
      the postposition of the nominative case to the verb

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

postposition

  1. Genitive singular form of postpositio.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

postposition f (plural postpositions)

  1. (grammar) postposition.

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