[TABLE] [FLOWER] [KEEP + CL] I keep a bouquet on the table. [ROOM ix] [CHAIR] be (have) ... on the table -under the table -across the fence. Conclusion ...
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Adpositions are not seen signing overtly in some sentences of IPSL.
I keep a bouquet on the table.
The chair is in the room.
I see flowers in the pot.
I put flowers in the pot
“An early morning, frozen blood
A crowd and stinking corpses
A noisy evening, dark fumes
Screaming voices and charred bodies”
These are words or morphemes to mark a class/ group of nouns with similar shapes.
For example, Computer, glass, book, bottle
-in the pot
-on the table
-under the table
-across the fence
Adpositions are not signed separately because they are incorporated to the verbs or the relation between the content words can also be shown by localizing in the signing space. The adpositions (by default) have certain features of the shapes of nouns which is similar to classifiers of NI.