The clearest of these is the use of postpositions, as in Vestine Poimunie-n, " in templo Pomonali"; pritrom-e, i.e.
First, the construction is unlike that of any European tongue: all qualifiers precede the words they qtialify, except prepositions which become postpositions.
Sumerian has only postpositions instead of prepositions, which occur exclusively in Semitic. In this point also Sumerian is in accord with all other agglutinative idioms. Note Sumerian e-da, " in the house " (e, " house," +da, " in," by dissimilation), and compare Turkish ev, " house," de, " in," and evde, " in the house."
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