By Dennis Kurzon (Ed.), Silvia Adler (Ed.)

This publication is a suite of articles which care for adpositions in various languages and from a few views. not just does the publication hide what's usually taken care of in stories from a eu and Semitic orientation - prepositions, however it provides stories on postpositions, too. the most languages handled within the assortment are English, French and Hebrew, yet there are articles dedicated to different languages together with Korean, Turkic languages, Armenian, Russian and Ukrainian. Adpositions are taken care of via a few authors from a semantic viewpoint, through others as syntactic devices, and a 3rd crew of authors distinguishes adpositions from the perspective in their pragmatic functionality. This paintings is of curiosity to scholars and researchers in theoretical and utilized linguistics, in addition to to those that have a different curiosity in any of the languages taken care of.

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Paris: Ophrys. Borillo, A. 1998b. Les adverbes de référence temporelle comme connecteurs temporels de discours. In Temps et discours, S. Vogeleer, A. Borillo, C. Vetters & Vuillaume, M. (eds), 131–145. Louvain-la-Neuve: Peeters. Borillo, A. 1999. Partition et localisation spatiale: Les noms de localisation interne. Langages 136: 53–75. Borillo, A. 2000. Degrés de grammaticalisation: Des noms de parties aux prépositions spatiales. Travaux linguistiques du CERLICO 13: 257–274. Borillo, A. 2001. Il y a prépositions et prépositions.

Table 1 shows the general acceptance of the absolute use by spatial and temporal, free and lexicalized prepositional sequences. Whenever the absolute use is possible, it may correspond to ellipsis or to associative anaphora, depending on the lexical status of the expression (see Section 3). As for temporal expressions like à l’entrée de, au bout de, aux environs de not allowing the absolute use, this reaction is only to be expected, since they were originally spatial. More precisely, even if we are faced here with a potential environment for the activation of the associative anaphora, in the sense that the noun is ontologically related to another entity (“the entrance, the edge and the 25 26 Silvia Adler Table 1.

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