-m

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *-mpa, cognate to Finnish -mpi.

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. Forms comparative adjectives.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *-ma, cognate to Finnish -ma.

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. Forms nouns from verbs.
    koguma (to collect)kogum (collection, complex, group of items or objects)
    valima (to select)valim (sample (in statistics))
    hõljuma (to float)hõljum (plankton)

Derived terms[edit]



Hungarian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. (possessive suffix) my (first-person singular, single possession)
    hajó (boat)a hajóm (my boat)
    kocsi (car)a kocsim (my car)
    palota (palace)a palotám (my palace)
    érme (coin)az érmém (my coin)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -m is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -am is added to some back-vowel words ending in a consonant
    -om is added to the other back-vowel words ending in a consonant
    -em is added to unrounded (and some rounded) front-vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öm is added to most rounded front-vowel words ending in a consonant

See also[edit]


Marshallese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. and

References[edit]


Novial[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. turns an adjective to which it is suffixed into an adverb
    bonibonim
    good → well

Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • -em (after a consonant)

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. First-person singular suffix.

See also[edit]


Quechua[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (after consonants) -mi
  • -n

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. Evidential suffix, first-hand information. Indicates that the speaker has direct evidence/knowledge of some fact, having experienced it, seen it, heard it, etc.
    Ñuqa runasimitam rimani. Qusqumantam kani.
    I speak Quechua. I am from Cusco.
    Allqukunaqa chawa aychatam mikhunku.
    Dogs eat raw meat.
  2. Used to mark an open-ended question; more informal than -taq
    Maymantam kanki?
    Where are you from?

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Turkish[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-m

  1. First-person singular possessive suffix denoting singular possession in words ending in a vowel.
    kedi - kedim
    cat - my cat

Usage notes[edit]


Uzbek[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-m (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. First person singular possessive suffix. Used after a noun ending in a vowel. It has the same meaning as "mening" (my) placed before a noun.
    Bu ruchkam.
    This is my ball pen.