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Using adjectives and adverbs for the comparative and superlative forms of PPs
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The comparative and superlative of semantically compatible adjectives may be used to form the comparative and superlative forms of Adposition Phrases (PPs).

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Adjectival adverbs may be used to form comparative and superlative forms of predicative PPs. This is reminiscent of the comparative and superlative pairs tichter bycloser by and it tichtst bythe closest by. These also consist of two elements, where the adjectival modifier seems to carry the comparative and superlative morpheme which signals the (semantic) comparative and superlative degree of the pair as a whole. Consider the following examples:

Example 1

a. Gaatske is fan 't hynder
Gaatske is off the horse
Gaatske is upset
b. Gaatske is mear fan 't hynder as Aaltsje
Gaatske is more off the horse as Aaltsje
Gaatske is more upset then Aaltsje
c. Hja is it meast fan 't hynder
she is the most off the horse
She is the most upset

Such PPs may be modified by adverbs such as tigevery and hielendalcompletely.

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