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Complex Prepositions
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In addition to pure case marking and simple prepositions, all Slavic languages make extensive use of functionally equivalent but morphologically complex expressions in encoding syntactic and semantic relations in the sentence. Such expressions have been variously labeled in Slavic and general linguistics, the most frequently used terms being secondary/ derivative/…

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Stosic, Dejan, “Complex Prepositions”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief: Marc L. Greenberg, General Editor: Lenore A. Grenoble. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_035991>
First published online: 2020

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