[B-Greek] impr. prep.?
cierpke at prodigy.net
Wed Feb 5 21:14:59 EST 2003
In Greek, an improper preposition is a noun or adverb
in a particular case (nomrmally the genitive) that
functions like a preposition. The most common ones are
hews,, enwpion achri, and emprosqen. They are never
used as prefixes in word like proper prepositons are.
--- bertdehaan at gosympatico.ca wrote:
> Can someone tell me what an improper preposition is
> (I think that is what impr. prep. refers to)?
> This is not specifically a Greek question but I
> don,t know where else to go for an answer. I can't
> recall hearing about it in English grammar but I
> have come across it several times in my vocabulary
> Thank you
> Bert de Haan
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