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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Place after another constituent in the sentence.

Usage examples (6)
  • Verb (used with object), : The adverb "out" in "put out the light" is postposed in "put the light out."
  • One article I read said that children stick most closely to SOV order and only later after 10? begin to postpose.
  • I immediately thought of Turkish, which is typologically SOV, but in the colloquial language it's not uncommon to postpose one nominal constituent which may be longer...
  • Based simply on the forms found, we must conclude with certainty that the word is overwhelmingly a noun since Etruscan adjectives, which postpose the nouns they modify... for more
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