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What is an adverbializer?



An adverbializer is a subordinating conjunction that


In some languages, an adverbializer

  • may also serve as an adposition, and
  • may be optionally or obligatorily paired with a conjunction marking the main clause.
Examples (English)
  • when
  • after
  • if… [then]
  An adverbializer is a kind of

Schachter 1985 51–52

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