A construction in which one noun or noun phrase is placed with another as an explanatoryequivalent, either having the same syntactic function in the sentence. (noun)
Examples of word apposition
An alternative for 4a, assuming we mean Alia Shawkat to be in apposition, is to repeat the preposition:
"Choirs" is so obviously in apposition with "boughs" in the line above ( "Upon those boughs which shake against the cold") that I wonder how anyone could think to take it otherwise than "I am now an old man who not so very long ago was much like a blossoming tree in whose boughs birds warbled sweetly."
I-- literally, "I ... my soul," in apposition; the faithful Jews here speak individually.
I, even my hands -- so Hebrew (Ps 41: 2), "Thou ... thy hand" (both nominatives, in apposition).
Thus the clause, "things which are not" (are regarded as naught), is in apposition with "foolish ... weak ... base (that is, lowborn) and despised things."
Rather, "the glory of the country" is in apposition with "cities" which immediately precedes, and the names of which presently follow.
Arabs are hereby referred to (compare Jer 25: 23; 49: 32), as the words in apposition show, "that dwell in the wilderness." uncircumcised ... uncircumcised in the heart -- The addition of "in the heart" in Israel's case marks its greater guilt in proportion to its greater privileges, as compared with the rest.
This verse is not, as some read it, in apposition with "the end of their conversation" (Heb 13: 7), but forms the transition.
Ec 1: 12 shows that "king of Jerusalem" is in apposition, not with "David," but