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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -aí (broad version)

Suffix[edit]

  1. Noun pluralization suffix

Navajo[edit]

Suffix[edit]

  1. nominalizer

Usage notes[edit]

Similar to the -er suffix in English, the suffix attached to a verb means "that which does [verb]".

Thus naaʼnaʼ (he/she/it crawls about) + ("-er") produces naa´na´í ("that which crawls, crawler"). Prefixing this with chidí (car) produces chidí naaʼnaʼí (caterpillar tractor).

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Spanish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

  1. Suffix indicating certain demonyms, especially from Arabic and Indo-Iranian countries and regions, like iraní, iraquí, azerí, marroquí, penyabí, and others.
  1. 1st person preterite verb form for -er verbs.

Examples:

comer: to eat comí: I ate

ver: To see : I saw

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