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Origin of apposition
OTHER WORDS FROM appositionap·po·si·tion·al, adjectiveap·po·si·tion·al·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH appositionapposition , opposition
Example sentences from the Web for apposition
(a) Pick out the possessive nouns, and tell whether each is appositional, objective, or subjective.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
The same rule applies to a similar appositional genitive in Hebrew—a curious coincidence between two quite unconnected languages.
Similarly, when the object is a noun, it really follows the infinitive as an appositional genitive.
If the object is not a pronoun, it follows the infinitive without change of initial, after the manner of an appositional genitive.
But this is not the Cornish form, which uses the simple appositional genitive in such cases.