-ya

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Bambara[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ya

  1. forms abstract nouns from adjectives or nouns
    teri (friend) + ‎-ya → ‎teriya (friendship)
    jan (long) + ‎-ya → ‎janya (length)

Broome Pearling Lugger Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From western Japanese (ya, copula).

Particle[edit]

-ya

  1. to be

References[edit]

  • 1987, Komei Hosokawa, Malay talk on boat: an account of Broome Pearling Lugger Pidgin [1]

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

-ya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of

Kambera[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-ya

  1. third person singular accusative enclitic

See also[edit]


Maquiritari[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ya

  1. Forms the singular of the recent past perfective tense of the verb ei (to be).
  2. Forms the singular of the distant past perfective tense of the verb ei (to be) when both the agent and patient (if there is one) of the verb are third-person.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ya

  1. Allomorph of -a (nonpast or past imperfective suffix) used for stems that end in i.

References[edit]

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011) Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana[2], Lyon, page 215–216

Murui Huitoto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ya

  1. Alternative form of -a

References[edit]

  • Katarzyna Izabela Wojtylak (2017) A grammar of Murui (Bue): a Witotoan language of Northwest Amazonia.[3], Townsville: James Cook University press (PhD thesis), page 134

Pitjantjatjara[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-ya (third person plural nominative, bound form of tjana)

  1. they

Usage notes[edit]

Bound pronouns can be used instead of the regular "long form" pronouns. They act as clitics that attach to the last word of the first noun phrase in the sentence, or the conjunctions ka or munu if present.

Related terms[edit]

Pitjantjatjara personal pronouns (nominative case)
Singular Dual Plural
First person ngayulu (I)
Bound form: -ṉa
ngali (we two)
Bound form: -li
nganaṉa (we, more than two)
Bound form: -la
Second person nyuntu (you)
Bound form: -n
nyupali (you two) nyura (you, more than two)
Third person paluṟu (he/she/it) pula (they two) tjana (they, more than two)
Bound form: -ya

Quechua[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ya

  1. to become
    tuta (night, darkness) + ‎-ya → ‎tutayay (to become dark)
    unu (liquid) + ‎-ya → ‎unuyay (to melt)

Derived terms[edit]


Teposcolula Mixtec[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ya

  1. Forms reverential terms.

Derived terms[edit]