-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)
  1. 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’