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Adjectives allowing stranded prepositions on their left and on their right only allow them to their right if they are modified by the equative function word.

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Adjectives allowing stranded prepositions on their left and on their right only allow them to their right if they are modified by the equative word likeas, as shown in the examples below:

Example 1

a. Dêr is er mei tefreden
there is he with content
He is content with that
b. Dêr is er tefreden mei
there is he content with
He is content with that
c. *Dêr is er mei like tefreden
there is he with as content
He is as content with that
d. Dêr is er like tefreden mei
there is he as content with
He is just as content with that
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