Postpositional phrase

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A postpositional phrase is an adpositional phrase whose head is a postposition.

  • "A postpositional phrase consists of a noun phrased followed by a postposition. The postposition is the head of the phrase, and the noun phrase is its complement." (Göksel & Kerslake 2005:241)


  • Göksel, Asli & Kerslake, Celia. 2005. Turkish: A comprehensive grammar. London: Routledge.

Other languages

German Postpositionalphrase