-ler

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See also: ler, LER, lèr, and lêr

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German suffix -er. Result of a wrong segmentation of nouns ending in -l and the suffix -er, in words like Sattler, Ziegler.

Suffix[edit]

-ler

  1. used to create agent nouns, similar to -er

Derived terms[edit]



Greenlandic[edit]

Affix[edit]

-ler (n-v?, truncative?)

  1. provides with
    aki (currency, price) -> akilerpaa (pays)
    ateq (name) -> atserpaa (names, gives a name to)

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes fusioning. When used intransitively, may have a reflexive meaning.

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • -ler in Katersat
  • Bjørnum, S.: Grønlandsk Grammatik, p. 240. Atuagkat 2003.

Affix[edit]

-ler (v-v?, truncative?)

  1. has begun to [verb], is about to [verb], is in the process of [verb]ing

Further reading[edit]

  • Bjørnum, S.: Grønlandsk Grammatik, p. 241. Atuagkat 2003.

Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ler

  1. Used to form plurals of nouns.
    çiçek + ‎-ler → ‎çiçekler
    Bu ülkede daima Mustafa Kemal'lar olacak.There will always be people like Mustafa Kemal in this country.
    Teyzelerime gideceğiz.We will go to my aunt's (home).

Usage notes[edit]

  • It's used when the noun's last vowel is a front vowel.
  • When the noun's last vowel is a back vowel, -lar is used instead.