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1. The placing of a word or suffixed element after the word to which it is grammatically related.
2. A word or element placed postpositionally, as a preposition placed after its object. For example, in the phrase these facts notwithstanding, notwithstanding is a postposition.

post′po·si′tion·al adj.
post′po·si′tion·al·ly adv.
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Definite case phrases co-occurring with the person markers, as shown by [phrase omitted] (1931 : 213-225), have not been attested in the literary language; in postpositional phrases, however, a person marker may adjoin the postposition that follows a definite case word (1c).
Urartian's ergativity affects noun and verb morphology but does not trigger postpositional phrases.
List of Abbreviations 1 first person pronoun LOC locative 2 second person pronoun NEG negative 3 third person pronoun NMLZ nominaliser ABL ablative NON.FUT non-future ADDIT additive NP Noun phrase ALIEN alienable O object of a transitive clause APPL applicative POSTP postpositional phrase BEN benefactive POSTP postposition COM comitative PROG progressive DEF definite REC reciprocal DES desiderative REFL reflexive DUB dubitative REIT reiterative ERG ergative SEQ sequential action EXCL exclusive SOC.CAUS sociative causative GEN genitive S propositional structure (in tree structure) IMP imperative S subject of an instransitive clause INCL inclusive VP verb phrase INSTR instrumental V verb References
Visual accent pattern of verb forms (auxiliary verb + postpositional words) (Figure 3).
A frequency count in the Bulgarian National Corpus (BulNC) was carried out but only for the base form of the nouns (masculine (with the exception of one neuter noun), singular, no postpositional definite or indefinite article).
From a syntactic point of view it has been questioned whether datives in Basque are postpositional structures or determiner phrases (DPs) (Fernandez & Ortiz de Urbina, 2010).
As other final verb languages, Western Armenian is mostly postpositional and mainly suffixing.
The compound types include endocentric exocentric copulative postpositional and verbal compounds.
If a switch occurs within the prepositional or postpositional phrases then the preposition or postposition's language will determine the ML of the phrase.
Circumpositions consist of a phrase-initial prefix and a modifying postpositional element at the end of the phrase.
(36) <B COAELIVE><R 239> ac God hi gestilde, swa [??]oet [??]oer swulton on [??]oere but God them restrained, so that there died in that sceawunge ane seofon menn aetgaedere visit one seven men together 'But God restrained them, because seven men died in the visit' Nevertheless, with the meaning of 'one' an is prepositional and strong, whereas with the meaning of 'alone' ana is postpositional and weak.