Latin Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Latin Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Latin grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Latin. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


Share

Latin Prepositions

Learning the Latin Prepositions is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Latin language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Latin.

Latin prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsLatin Prepositions
Prepositionspraepositiones
inside the houseintra domum
outside the carextra vehiculum
with meme
without himsine eo
under the tablesub mensa
after tomorrowperendie
before sunsetante occasum
but I'm busysed sum occupatus

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Latin.

List of Prepositions in Latin

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Latin placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Latin vocabulary.

English PrepositionsLatin Prepositions
aboutde + ABL
abovesuper + ACC , ABL
acrosstrans + ACC
afterpost + ACC
againstcontra + ACC
amonginter + ACC
aroundcircum + ACC
asut
atin + ABL
beforeante + ACC
behindpost + ACC
belowsub + ACC , ABL
beneathsub + ACC , ABL
besideapud + ACC
betweeninter + ACC
beyondultra + ACC
buttamen
byper + ACC
despitequamquam
downsub + ACC , ABL
duringin + ABL
exceptpraeter + ACC
forper + ACC
fromex + ABL
inin + ACC , ABL
insideintra + ACC
intoin + ACC , ABL
nearprope + ACC
nextiuxta + ACC
ofGEN
onsuper + ACC , ABL
oppositeadversus + ACC
outextra + ACC
outsideextra + ACC
oversuper + ACC , ABL
perper + ACC
plusplus + GEN
roundcircum + ACC
sincea (ab) + ABL
thanquam
throughper + ACC
tillusque ad + ACC
toad + ACC
towarderga + ACC
undersub + ABL
unlikedissimilis
untilusque ad + ACC
upsuper + ACC , ABL
viaper + ACC
withcum + ABL
withinintra + ACC
withoutsine + ABL
two wordsduo nomina
according toex + ABL
because ofpropter + ACC
close toapud + ACC
due topropter + ACC
except forpraeter + ACC
far fromprocul ab + ABL
inside ofintra + ACC
instead ofpro + ABL
near toprope + ACC
next toiuxta + ACC
outside ofextra + ABL
prior toante + ACC
three wordstria nomina
as far astam longe quam
as well astam … quam
in addition topraeter + ACC
in front ofante + ACC
in spite ofquamquam
on behalf ofper + ACC
on top ofsuper + ACC , ABL
demonstrative prepositionspronomina demonstrativa
thishic, haec, hoc
thatille, illa illud
thesehi, hae, haec
thoseilli,illae, illa

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Latin. Once you're done with Latin Prepositions, you might want to check the rest of our Latin lessons here: Learn Latin. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


Share