-mu

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Etymology unclear. Originally a dialectism, revitalised by Estonian terminologist and lexicographer Johannes Voldemar Veski. Possibly from Proto-Finnic *-ma + Proto-Finnic *-o. Compare Finnish -mo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-mu (genitive -mu, partitive -mut)

  1. Forms nouns indicating a place.
    valama (to pour) + ‎-mu → ‎valamu (sink, basin)
    vara (asset) + ‎-mu → ‎varamu (collection of assets with a high value)
    püha (sacred, holy, saint) + ‎-mu → ‎pühamu (sanctuary)
    era- (private) + ‎-mu → ‎eramu (private house)

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay -mu, from mu, shortened form of kamu, from Proto-Malayic *kamu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu.

Suffix[edit]

-mu

  1. yours (possessive suffix)

Related terms[edit]


Kambera[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-mu

  1. second person singular genitive enclitic

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Laboya[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-mu

  1. second person singular subject enclitic
  2. second person singular possessive enclitic

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mu, shortened form of kamu, from Proto-Malayic *kamu(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-mu

  1. you, your
    Aku telah memulangkan penselmu.
    I've returned your pencil.
    Aku rela berada bersamamu.
    I'd rather be with you.

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Quechua[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-mu

  1. cislocative, translocative.
    apay (to carry)apamuy (to bring; to take)
    tiyay (to sit)tiyamuy (to come sit; to go sit)