Noun-Postposition or case suffix

Category
Word Order
Notes

Languages

Language Feature Status Grammatical Notes Source Created By Etymology Notes General Notes Phylogenetic Code
Cahuilla yes Jane Hill
Cupeño yes Jane Hill
Luiseño yes Jane Hill
Serrano yes Jane Hill
Kitanemuk yes Jane Hill
Kawaiisu yes Jane Hill
Timbisha no Jane Hill
Western Mono yes Jane Hill
Chemehuevi yes Jane Hill
Southern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Southern Ute yes Jane Hill
Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Comanche yes Jane Hill
Idaho Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Northern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Gabrielino yes Jane Hill
Achagua yes Wilson & Levinsohn 1992: 3 Ana Paula Brandao
Resígaro yes Case markers (clitics?) are all postpositions. Allin, 1976: 238-279 Aimee Lawrence
Bare yes Aikhenvald, 1995: 26 Ana Paula Brandao
Warekena yes Aikhenvald, 1998: 230 Ana Paula Brandao
Piapoco yes Galindo, 2002: 339 Aimee Lawrence
Yukuna yes Shauer & Shauer, 1978 p. 28 Aimee Lawrence
Yavitero no Mosonyi, 1987: p. 53 Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana yes Santos, 2006: 201 Ana Paula Brandao, Amanda Meeks
Wayuu yes Mansen & Captain, 2000: p. 800 Aimee Lawrence
Tariana yes Aikhenvald, 2003: 139-140 Aimee Lawrence
Apurinã yes Facundes, 2000: 385 Aimee Lawrence
Asheninka Apurucayali yes Payne 1981:1011 Amanda Meeks
Maipure yes Zamponi 2003:33-34 Amanda Meeks
Yanesha' no There is no mention of either preposition or postposition. However, locative or possessice expresions are encoded by suffixes. Duff-Tripp 1997:23-122 Daniel Valle
Kinikinau no info Daniel Valle
Baure no It seems that the language does not have adpositions Danielsen 2007:301-29 Daniel Valle
Nanti no No prepositions or postpositions. Michael, 2008. p. 369 Aimee Lawrence
Paresi yes Based on examples Rowan and Burgess 1979:33, Brandão 2010:14 Daniel Valle
Palikur no Launey 2003 Daniel Smith
Yine yes under postpositives Matteson 1965:126 Daniel Smith
Añun no Patte 1989 Daniel Smith
Bora yes Seifart - 2005:63-68 Amanda Meeks
Makiritare yes Hall 1988: 48 Melody Ann Ross
Makushi yes Carson 1982:79-85 Amanda Meeks
Eñepa yes Thomas Payne 1989 Daniel Valle
Pemon yes de Armellada 1999: 71 Shannon Dardis
Guna yes both postpositions and case suffixes Smith texts Daniel Smith
Naso yes postposition Quesada 2000 Daniel Smith
Ika yes Frank 1990:3 Daniel Valle
Kogi no info Daniel Valle
Cabecar no info Daniel Valle
Guaymí yes Alphonse 1956:51 Daniel Valle
Damana yes postposition Daniel Valle
Sikuani yes de Kondo (Vol.1,2) - 1985; Queixalós - 2000; 49-206 Amanda Meeks
Macaguan yes Buenaventura - 1993 Amanda Meeks
Aguaruna yes Overall 2007:214-30 Daniel Valle case suffix
Northern Emberá yes Mortensen 1999:10 Daniel Valle Catío
Waorani no info Daniel Valle
Ingá no Parks 1990:76 Daniel Valle
Matses yes Fleck:280-2 Daniel Valle
Mapudungun yes Zúñiga 2006, p. 194-7 Daniel Valle
Páez yes Jung:120-34 Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano yes Parker 1965:39-44 Daniel Valle
Tikuna yes Montes 2005:134 Daniel Valle
Urarina yes Olawsky:224-45 Daniel Valle
Waunana yes Mejía 2000:89 Daniel Valle
Andoke yes Landaburu 1979: 158-165 Kelsey Neely
Puinave yes Giron 2008: 194 Mitz Perez, Daniel Valle
Central Aymara no Huayhua Pari 2001: 282 Shannon Dardis
Kakua yes Bolaños fieldnotes Katherine Bolaños
Kaingang yes Goncalves 2011:292 Daniel Smith
Minica Witoto yes Minor and Minor 1982. p.36 Christopher Clack
Hup yes Epps 2008 Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Roçado dialect yes postpositions Weir 1984:97-100 Katherine Bolaños
Dâw yes affected' case suffix (non-subject) Martins 2004 Katherine Bolaños
Desano yes Miller 1999, p. 3 Amanda Novak
Cubeo yes Morse & Maxwell 1999, p. 135 Amanda Novak
Kotiria yes Stenzel 2004 Amanda Novak
Makuna yes Smothermon & Smothermon 1993, p.42 Chris Clack
Koreguaje yes Cook & Criswell 1993, p.51 Chris Clack
Barasano yes Postpositions occur following noun phrases. They head the noun phrase and bear the phrase's case markers. Jones & Jones 1991, p.63 Chris Clack
Tanimuca yes Noun phrases may be case-marked by postposition suffixes attached to the last word in the phrase. Strom 1992, p.53 Chris Clack
Siona yes Wheeler - 1987:124-130 Amanda Meeks
Tukano yes West and Welch 2004: 35 Kelsey Neely
Yanomami yes Ramirez 1994: 193, 202, 223 Kelsey Neely
Ninam yes Goodwin-Gomez: 81 Kelsey Neely
Sanumá yes Borgman 1990 Kelsey Neely evidenced by examples throughout
Surui yes Van der Meer (?):1 Daniel Valle
Karitiana yes Everett 2006:304-5 Daniel Valle
Nheengatu yes Cruz 2011:196 Daniel Smith
Paraguayan Guaraní yes Zarratea 2002:156-8 Daniel Valle
Aché no info Daniel Valle
Kokama yes Vallejos 2010:163,279-306 Daniel Smith
Nyangumarta yes done 1
Jingulu yes done 1
Wambaya yes done 1
Bunuba yes done 1
Walmajarri yes Done-Claire 1
Nyulnyul yes done? 1
Warrwa yes done 1
Worrorra yes done 1
Garrwa yes done 1
Gooniyandi yes done 1
Warlpiri yes done 1
Bardi yes done-Claire 1
Yugambeh Y?
Yorta Yorta yes 79 done 1
Yir Yoront Done-Dan
Yindjibarndi yes 1, 54 done-Dan 1
Yidiny yes done-Catherine 1
Yanyuwa yes 13 Done-Austin 1
Yandruwandha yes Done-Dan 1
Yan-nhangu not yet
Yalarnnga yes 1 Done-Dan 1
Woiwurrung yes 67 done-Amalia 1
Wirangu yes 47 done 1
Wemba-Wemba yes H 31 done-Amalia 1
Warumungu yes 18 done-Amalia 1
Wangkumara yes done 1
Uradhi Yes 371 Y 1
Paakantyi yes Y-Hannah 1
Pitta-Pitta yes 214 Done-Amalia 1
Pintupi yes done-Hannah 1
Nyungar yes done 1
Nhanta yes Done-Hannah 1
Ngiyambaa yes 83 Done-Emily 1
Ngayawang yes 3 done-Amalia 1
Muruwari yes 48, 60 Done-Dan 1
Mpakwithi
Mayi-Yapi yes 34 done 1
Martuthunira yes done 1
Marrgany yes 302 Done-Amalia 1
Kuuk Thaayorre Yes 148 Done-Amalia 1
Kuku Yalanji yes 135 Done-Jessica 1
Kugu-Nganhcara yes 389 done-Amalia 1
Kaurna yes 5 done-Amalia 1
Kalkatungu yes 27 Done-Dan 1
Jaru yes Done-Amalia 1
Guugu-Yimidhirr yes 47 Done-Amalia 1
Gureng Gureng no info Done-Amalia x
Gupapuyngu
Gumbaynggirr yes 254, 264-5 done-Amalia 1
Gugu-Badhun yes done-Jessica 1
Yuwaalaraay Yes 96 1
Dyirbal yes 44 done-Amalia 1
Duungidjawu yes 32-36 done 1
Djinang Yes 27 Done-Amalia 1
Djabugay done
Diyari yes done-Hannah 1
Dharuk
Dharawal no info done-Hannah w Dhurga) x
Darkinyung yes 20-21 done 1
Bularnu yes Done-Austin 1
Biri yes 14-21 done-Jessica 1
Bidjara-Gungabula yes done-Jessica 1
Batyala no info Done-Amalia x
Arabana yes 61 Done-Dan 1
Alyawarr yes 69-70 done 1
Nyikina yes done-Claire 1
Yawuru Y-Claire
Ngarinyin
Yulparija Yes 19 Done-Amalia 1
Wathawurrung yes 83 done 1
Mathi-Mathi yes 82 done-Amalia 1
Hunter River and Lake Macquarie yes 26 done-Amalia 1
Thanggati yes 10-11 done 1
Katthang yes 30 done-Amalia 1
Panyjima yes done 1
Ngarinyeri yes 18 done-Amalia 1
Kurrama yes 53 done-Dan 1
Yingkarta yes Done-Claire 1
Githabul yes 33 Done-Amalia 1
Gunya yes 302 Done-Amalia 1
Kunjen yes 29 Done- 1
WesternTorres yes FO 121-2 done 1
Wakaya yes done 1
Yindjilindji yes 504 done 1
Bandjalang yes 31 Done-Amalia 1
Ngaatjatjara yes 28 done 1
Arrernte Yes 126 1
Kokatha Yes 52 1
Karajarri Yes 293 Done-Amalia 1
Pitjantjatjara Yes Y 16 1
Ritharrngu Yes 33 Done-Amalia 1
Warrgamay Yes 28 Done-Amalia 1
Warluwarra yes Done-Amalia 1
Warnman Yes 13 Done-Amalia 1
Djapu yes 1
Bilinarra yes 4.0999999999999996447 done 1
Wiradjuri no info done x
Aghu-Tharnggala Yes 49 Y2 1
Narungga Yes 64 done 1
Tharrkari Yes 24 1
Wajarri Yes 138 1
Warungu yes 1
Adnyamathanha Y2
Yagua yes Payne and Payne 1990 Daniel Smith
Baniwa yes Ramirez 2001 Patience Epps