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Postposition with NP complement

A postposition may take an Noun Phrase (NP) as its complement, provided the NP can be conceived of as a direction. This is the case with the demonstrative pronoun (bare pronominal postpositional construction). The pronoun roughly translates into English as this way or that way. An NP built on the noun kant side, direction, area may also be conceived of as a direction. Correspondingly, such an NP may also occur as the (nominal complement to some postpositions). NPs may also occur as the postpositional complement, in case they refer to unrestricted nouns denoting wind directions, fields or roads. The NP complement to such postpositions may be extracted.

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