-isa

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Etymology[edit]

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Compare Hungarian -ias.

Suffix[edit]

-isa (front vowel harmony variant -isä)

  1. A suffix for making adjectives from some nouns and verbs.
    kaiku (echo) + -isa -> kaikuisa (reverberant)
    myrsky (storm) + -isa -> myrskyisä (stormy)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of -isa (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative -isa -isat
genitive -isan -isien
partitive -isaa -isia
illative -isaan -isiin
singular plural
nominative -isa -isat
accusative nom. -isa -isat
gen. -isan
genitive -isan -isien
-isainrare
partitive -isaa -isia
inessive -isassa -isissa
elative -isasta -isista
illative -isaan -isiin
adessive -isalla -isilla
ablative -isalta -isilta
allative -isalle -isille
essive -isana -isina
translative -isaksi -isiksi
instructive -isin
abessive -isatta -isitta
comitative -isine

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Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-isa, from Proto-Bantu *-ícia.

Suffix[edit]

-isa

  1. Forms causative verbs.

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Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *-isa, from Proto-Bantu *-ícia.

Suffix[edit]

-isa

  1. Forms causative verbs.

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