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Adposition Phrases (PPs) can also be used as appositives.


The following example shows that an idiomatic PP can be used as an appositive to the phrases which are bracketed in the example below:

Example 1

Do leiste [swiet yn 't sliepen], [bedobbe], yn 'e sûs
you laid.2SG sweet in the sleeping buried in the swoon
You were lying sweetly asleep, buried, in a doze

The term apposition is normally used in case the appositive phrase directly follows the nominal argument of which it is predicated, as in the following example:

Example 2

Romke, heal yn 'e sûs, lake wat
Romke half in the swoon laughed a.little
Romke, half asleep, laughed a bit