-тан

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Mongolian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Mongolian -ᠲᠠᠨ (-tan), a plural form of -ᠲᠠᠢ (-tai), which became a case suffix, -тай (-taj), in modern Mongolian, but originally formed possessor nouns.

Suffix[edit]

-тан (-tan) (complying with vowel harmony)

  1. Forms nouns denoting possessor of the base term.