Basque Prepositions

This is a list of prepositions in Basque. This includes words related to positions (i.e. under, on top of ...), conjunctions (and, but ...) and many more.

On top of: …aren gainean
Under: azpian
Inside: barruan
Outside: kanpoan
Behind: atzean
In front of: aurrean
Near: gertu
Between: artean

These are more popular prepositions you might find useful at some point or another.

After: ondoren
Before: aurretik
With: -(a)rekin, -ekin
Without: gabe
Since: …(e)tik
Until: arte
Of: …rena
From: -(e)tik
To: -(e)ra
Instead of: ordez
In: -(e)an
Against: aurka
As: bezala
About: buruzko
For: -(a)rentzat

The following are conjunctions used to connect words, sentences, or phrases.

And: eta
Or: Edo.
But: baina
So: Beraz.

Now is the time for some prepositions used in a sentence. We are using the following: (from, under, inside, with, in, but) as examples.

I'm from Japan: Japonekoa naiz.
The pen is under the desk: Boligrafoa mahai azpian dago.
The letter is inside the book: Eskutitza liburu barruan dago.
Can I practice Italian with you?: Zurekin italiera praktikatu dezaket / nezake?
I was born in Miami: Miamin jaio nintzen.
I speak French but with an accent: Frantsesez hitz egiten dut, baina azentuaz.

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