Korean is an agglutinative language where a (dative) case is assigned by adding the postpositional
When the enclitic is suffixed to the postpositional
element at the end of the phrase, as in keziya behwala-mm 'after that', a reading as topic constituent in focus is achieved.
Usage in them is distinctly similar to that of the Orosius, with prepositional betwux the norm but postpositional
betwynan after personal pronouns a fairly common variant.
In some dialects, these changes result in a displacement of cases in favour of postpositional
constructions, while in others they result in the appearance of new cases through grammaticalization.
use of * en is well known from en-locatives such as * g[g.
He mentions the postpositional
origin of both markers, but gives no further comments about their current status.
In contrast to this, modifiers of postpositional
adverbs are always left-adjacent to the adverb and cannot precede the noun phrase ([7c]):
Overview of the Ahtna prefix complex 11 10-8 7-6 5 4 Postpositional
Adverb and Incorporated Direct Qualifier phrase Quantification Subject, Object/Outer Object, Subject Thematic 3 2 1 0 -1 to -4 Aspect Inner Classifier Verb Suffixes Subject (Voice) stem Table 3.
A large number of the cases of directional adverbs assigned by Francia to adverbial or postpositional
function in sections 3.
The materials in the current experiment manipulate the number of dependents of an upcoming verb, by manipulating (1) the presence/absence of a locative postpositional
phrase modifier of the verb and (2) the presence/absence of a dative argument of the verb.
However, a study of actual usage confirms what native speaker intuition suggests, namely that the quasi-adpositional construction correlates with a strong force-dynamic meaning, followed by the postpositional
construction, whereas the weakest force-dynamic meaning associates with the prepositional construction.
The locational adjuncts in the BLC may be case-marked nominals (as in examples , , locational adverbs ,  or postpositional