Henrik Theiling wrote:
>Andreas Johansson <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> > Stefan Koch wrote:
> > >Hmmm. Is there a certain term for words that can act as pre- and
> > >postpositions? Preposition is a bit confusing.
> > "Adposition".
>I really think it is `apposition' in the same way as it is `allative'
>case and not `adlative' case. And like `appropriate', `annotation',
We-ell, it "should" be "apposition", since Latin dislikes /dp/, but despite
this, "adposition" seems to be the correct form. Perhaps to disambiguate
from "apposition" in other senses.