ambiposition

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ambi- +‎ position

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ambiposition (plural ambipositions)

  1. (linguistics) An adposition that can occur either before or after its complement
    • 1981, Linguistic Typology[1], page 404:
      The ascribing of postpositions to Indo-European is not well founded. The elements concerned may have been ambipositions.

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