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Definitions for postposition
ˌpoʊst pəˈzɪʃ ən, ˈpoʊst pəˌzɪʃ ənpost·po·si·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. postpositionnoun

    (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element after another (as placing a modifier after the word that it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix after the base to which it is attached)

Wiktionary

  1. postpositionnoun

    Any of various words in languages such as Hindi, Japanese and Finno-Ugric languages (Estonian, Finnish and Hungarian) which serve the same purpose as a preposition but come after the noun.

  2. postpositionnoun

    The act of placing after, or the state of being placed after.

    The postposition of the nominative case to the verb. uE000115770uE001 Mede.

Wikipedia

  1. postposition

    Prepositions and postpositions, together called adpositions (or broadly, in traditional grammar, simply prepositions), are a class of words used to express spatial or temporal relations (in, under, towards, before) or mark various semantic roles (of, for).A preposition or postposition typically combines with a noun phrase, this being called its complement, or sometimes object. A preposition comes before its complement; a postposition comes after its complement. English generally has prepositions rather than postpositions – words such as in, under and of precede their objects, such as in England, under the table, of Jane – although there are a few exceptions including "ago" and "notwithstanding", as in "three days ago" and "financial limitations notwithstanding". Some languages that use a different word order have postpositions instead, or have both types. The phrase formed by a preposition or postposition together with its complement is called a prepositional phrase (or postpositional phrase, adpositional phrase, etc.) – such phrases usually play an adverbial role in a sentence. A less common type of adposition is the circumposition, which consists of two parts that appear on each side of the complement. Other terms sometimes used for particular types of adposition include ambiposition, inposition and interposition. Some linguists use the word preposition in place of adposition regardless of the applicable word order.

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  1. postposition

    A postposition is a type of preposition that is placed after the noun, phrase, or pronoun it governs or modifies, primarily used in some languages other than English such as Japanese, Turkish, and Hindi. It generally indicates a relationship of place, time, direction, manner, cause, etc., just like a preposition, but is located after rather than before the word or words it relates to.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Postpositionnoun

    the act of placing after, or the state of being placed after

  2. Postpositionnoun

    a word or particle placed after, or at the end of, another word; -- distinguished from preposition

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. postposition. See Postpone.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of postposition in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of postposition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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