A fishing boat is tied up at the pier on Ios.

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Space and Time

These are a mix of prepositions and adversion expressing spatial and temporal relations.

Spatial Relations

σε = at, to, in (both location and motion)
από = from
για = for (destination)
πάνω = above
κάτω = below
μέσα = inside
έξω = outside
μπροστα = in front of
πίσω = behind

κοντά = near
δίπλα = next to
πλάι = beside
μακριά = distant
πέρα = beyond
ανάμεσα = between, among
απέναντι = opposite
γύρω = around
από = through, along, across, past

Temporal Relations

σε = time when
για = duration, for
κατά = during
επί = during

πριν = before
μετά = after
από = from, since
μέχρι = until, by
ως = until, by
ίσαμε = until, by
μέσα σε = within