A pronominal adverbs is a combination of a preposition and one of the following adverbs of place: er, daar, hier, waar, (n)ergens and overal. The preposition is usually part of a phrasal verb, i.e. a combination of a verb with an obligatory fixed preposition. Although a pronominal adverb is an adverb in form, it has the function of a pronoun: it refers. Like a pronoun it either refers to something (rarely a person) mentioned elsewhere in the text (an antecedent) or in the real world (a referent).
In this course we discuss the characteristics of pronominal adverbs and the following categories of pronominal adverb:
There are also several exercises on pronominal adverbs.
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- Lectures 3
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- Skill level Beginner
- Language Dutch
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