20.1.33 gelegentlich = to the occasion (with Genitive)


Examples
 

Note! As a preposition gelegentlich is used very seldom. On the other hand it is used as an adverb quite often. As an adverb it means: from time to time.

  Ich sehe ihn gelegentlich.
= I see him from time to time.
  preposition
  Gelegentlich seines Besuches haben wir eine Feier veranstaltet.
= To the occasion of his visit we organised a party.
(Anlässlich seines Besuches haben wir eine Feier veranstaltet.)






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