-ga

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from kaasas, kaasa, which became a suffix. Cognate to Finnish kanssa, Finnish -kaa, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hansō.

Suffix[edit]

-ga

  1. ending of the comitative case

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -da (after l and n)
  • -dha (obsolete)

Suffix[edit]

-ga

  1. Added to nouns to form adjectives.

Derived terms[edit]


Related terms[edit]


Ojibwe[edit]

Noun[edit]

-ga (obligatorily possessed)

  1. mother

Usage notes[edit]

-ga is used by some older speakers.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • ninga (my mother)
  • giga (your mother)
  • ogiin (his/her/their mother)

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *-gjô, *-gô (suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ga

  1. Diminutive suffix, used especially in familiar names for pets.
    docgadog
    frocgafrog
    *picgapig
    *snecgasnail
    stacgastag
    wicga(ear)wig

Declension[edit]


Samoan[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ga

  1. Used to make a verb into a noun with a related meaning.

Somali[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ga

  1. the