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174. Prepositions are words expressing some local relation, and capable of being used as prefixes in forming Compound Verbs. Γhe Prepositions are also used in construction ςwith oblique Cases of Nouαns and Pronouns.

The Adverbs that are construed with oblique Cases, but do not enter into composition with Verbs, are called ριρτορeτ τeροςitίοπs.

The list of Homeric Prepositions is the same (with perhaps one exception, see ἡ 226) as that ob later classical Greek. n the use of Prepositions, hoςwever, there are some marked diΠer- ences betςween the tςwo periods (ἢ 229).

There are no 'inseparableʼ Prepositions in Greek: see how- ever ἡ 221.