There are 5 postpositions which take the dative case:
|doğru||towards||evine doğru (towards her house)|
|göre||according to/compared with||bana göre (according to me)|
|kadar||until/as far as||öğlene kadar (until noon)|
|karşı||against/facing||bana karşı (against me)|
|rağmen or karşın||in spite of/despite||sıcağa rağmen (in spite of the hot)|
Postpositions with the dative case can have more than one meaning.
The postposition 'doğru' generally means 'towards' and used for indicate the time or place.
The postposition 'göre' is used to show conformity, comparison or relevance.
When used with a dative case complement, the postposition 'kadar' indicates the time or distance.
Note: The pronoun 'kadar' is also used with the non-case marked to show a comparison. So, it shouldn't be confused with the dative case.
The postposition 'karşı' has the meaning 'against' or 'facing' to somewhere.
The postposition 'rağmen' or 'karşın' is used to show a opposition.
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