-da

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Finnish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-da (with back vowel harmony)

-dä (with front vowel harmony)

  1. (infinitives) A suffix present in certain first infinitives, short form, the citation form of Finnish verbs.

Usage notes[edit]

When this suffix is omitted, what remains is the stem of the verb. With the verbs nähdä and tehdä, the consonant stem is left. The first consonant of the following word or enclitic is lengthened.


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-da

  1. Added to a verb to form a noun indicating the place of the action.
    zár (to close, shut) → zárda (cloister)
    óv (to protect) → óvoda (kindergarten)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Member of the -da/-de suffix cluster. A linking vowel may also connect the stem and the suffix.

  • -da is added to back vowel words
  • -de is added to front vowel words

See also[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-da

  1. variant form of -de

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish -de.

Suffix[edit]

-da

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.
    pòsda (Mo leannan de mòran bhliadhnaichean, 's pòsda sinn mu dheireadh thall! - My sweetheart of many years, we are married at long last!)

See also[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-da

  1. Used to form locative of nouns.
    okul - okulda

Usage notes[edit]

  • It's used when the noun's last vowel is a back vowel.
  • It could be "-de", when the noun's last vowel is a back vowel.
    köy - köyde
  • It could be "-ta", when the noun's last consonant is "f", "s", "t", "k", "ç", "ş", "h" or "p".
    mutfak - mutfakta
  • It must be used with an apostrophe while forming a proper noun.
    İspanya - İspanya'da