A Preposition tells us about the relation between places, things, persons and times, and forms part of fixed phrases.
The following words are prepositions:
| I (in)
Ved (through )
Uden (without )
The preposition describes where things or persons are in relation to a specific place. Prepositions can also give an indication as to the direction in which things or persons move.
|Noglen ligger i min lomme.||The key is in my pocket .|
|Noglen ligger på bordet.||The key is on the table.|
|Han bor hos sin bror.||He lives with his brother.|
|Han rejste til København.||He travelled to Copenhagen.|
Prepositions can also be used to describe a specific point in time or a period.
|Klokken er ti minutter over ti.||The time is ten minutes past ten.|
|Om søndagen går jeg altid i kirke..||On Saturdays I always go to church.|
|Jeg har boet i København i 6 år.||I have lived in Copenhagen for 6 years.|