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As PP of time, manner, type, reason or place

The relative R-pronoun must strand the preposition. It cannot be prefixed to the preposition in clause-initial position, as shown by the example below:

*It famke dêrmei't ik prate
the girl.NG.SG REL.with.R I talked
The girl that I talked with

As a result, Frisian lacks the class of relative adverbials in which the R-pronoun is obligatorily prefixed to the preposition (which obligatorily pied-pipe the preposition). Such a class of adverbials exists in Dutch.


The following types of relative adverbs are involved:

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