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Adverbs of place provide information about the location of the event described by the Verb Phrase (VP).


Adverbs of place pass the VP test but not the clausal test:

Example 1

Hy aaisiket dêr gau-ris
he egg.search there soon.once
He regularly searches for eggs there

VP adverb test:

Example 2

Hy aaisiket gau-ris en dat docht er dêr
he egg.search soon.once and that does he there
He regularly searches for eggs and he does so there

Clausal adverb test:

Example 3

*It is dêr sa dat hy gau-ris aasiket
it is there so that he soon.once egg.search
Lit: It is there the case that he regularly searches for eggs