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Resolution

1152 x 864

Updated

 26 aug 2014

Key Ecclesiastical Latin & Greek Prepositions


Latin

 

Ecclesiastical Latin

 

This page uses

simplified diacriticals.

 

 

Nominative: Never takes a preposition.

 

Genitive

 

not true prepositions

causa

grátia

vice(m)

 

Dative: Never takes a preposition in Latin (but often uses one in English!)

 

Accusative only

 

ad

adversu -s/-m

ante

apud

circa, círciter

circum

cis, citra

clam

contra

erga

extra

infra

inter

intra

iuxta

ob

penes per pone, post

praeter

prope propter

secundum

(secus)

supra trans versus ultra
usque    

 

 

Accusative or Ablative

 

in

sub

super

 

 

Ablative only

 

a, ab, abs

coram       

cum

de

e, ex

intus

palam

prae

pro

procul

simul

sine

 

Oddballs

subter (acc or rarely abl), tenus (abl or gen, usually post-positive)

 


Greek

 

 

Nominative: Never takes a preposition.

 

 

Genitive

ἀντί

ἀπό

ἄχρι

διά

ἐκ / ἐξ

ἔμπροσθεν

ἕνεκα / ἕνεκεν

ενώπιον

ἔξω  / -θεν

ἐπάνω

ἐπί (ἐΦ)

ἕως

κατά

μετά

μέχρι / μέχρις

ὀπίσω

παρά

πέραν

περί

πλήν

πρό

ὑπερ

ὑπό

 

 

 

 Dative

ἁμα

ἐν

ἐπί (ἐΦ)

παρά

σύν

 

 

 

 

 

Accusative

ἀνά

διά

εἰς

ἐπί (ἐΦ)

κατά

μετά

παρά

περί

πρός

ὑπερ

ὑπό