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Catalan[edit]

Suffix[edit]

 m

  1. (chemistry) -yne

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -aí (broad version)

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

  1. slender form of -aí (plural suffix)

Suffix[edit]

 m

  1. slender form of -aí (agent suffix)

Navajo[edit]

Prefix[edit]

  1. (disjunct prefix of position I)
    Postpositional prefix meaning “against”. It is often found in contraction with ná- (“around” or reversionary) as (b)éé-, where it converges in shape with (about).
    ► Navajo verbs with postpositional prefix -í

Suffix[edit]

  1. (nominalizer) the one that, the one who

Usage notes[edit]

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

Thus naaʼnaʼ (he/she/it crawls about) + ("-er") produces naaʼnaʼí ("the one that 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
    Irán + ‎ → ‎iraní
    Irak + ‎ → ‎iraquí
    Azer(baiyán) + ‎ → ‎azerí
    Marruecos + ‎ → ‎marroquí
    Panyab + ‎ → ‎panyabí
  2. First person preterite ending of regular -er verbs
    comer (to eat) + ‎ → ‎comí (I ate)

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