-lah

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See also: lah- and lah

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lah

  1. (after stems ending in l) alternative form of -tlah

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lah, from a Sinitic language, compare Mandarin (la).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-lah

  1. Used to make polite request or to allow something
    Minumlah air ini (Please drink this water)
    Datanglah ke Malaysia (Please come to Malaysia)
    Janganlah malu-malu (Please don't be shy)
  2. Used to indicate command, imperative, reassurance, emphasis and assertion
    Dialah yang mencuri kereta saya! (It is him who stole my car!)
    Janganlah bising! (Don't be noisy!)
    Matilah aku! (I'm dead!)
    Majulah! (Onward!)

Navajo[edit]

Noun[edit]

-lah (inalienable)

  1. An opposite sex sibling (a woman’s brother, a man’s sister).
    • shilah
      • ‘my brother/sister’
    • bilah
      • ‘her/his/their brother/sister’