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Menu 1. Denominal Nouns 2. Deverbal Nouns 3. Denominal Verbs
[edit] [top]Denominal Nouns

AffixMeaningExample
i-diminutivekiesa - ikiesa "food - snack"
hu-augmentativemaya - humaya "house - mansion"
-mapiece of a wholelep - lepma "body - organ"
oy-source ofheega - oyheega "light - light source"
yau-specialaaya - yauaaya "name - title"
tue-common, run of the milllema - tuelema "man - commoner"
kha-newaaya - kha'aaya "name - nickname"
ngo-oldlaan - ngolaan "story - myth"
-maalspirit, essence ofbeyaa - beyaamaal "game - sportsmanship"
-keea collection of, manymaya - mayakee "house - village"
-inpeople oftam - tamin "river - river people"
-doslanguagetamin - tamindos "river people - language of the river people"
-goplacedeel - deelgo "livestock - farm"
boo-minor, peripheralgelue - boogelue "fact - minutiae"
t'u-main, centrallema - t'ulema "person - protagonist"


[edit] [top]Deverbal Nouns

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[edit] [top]Denominal Verbs

AffixMeaningExample
-nerTo be Xlema - lemaner "person - to be a person"
se-To make Xkiesa - sekiesa "food - to cook"
sae-To make from Xpauda - saepauda "gold - to make from gold"


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