li-

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Curripaco[edit]

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. third person singular masculine agent marker

References[edit]

  • Swintha Danielsen, Tania Granadillo, Agreement in two Arawak languages, in The Typology of Semantic Alignment (edited by Mark Donohue, Søren Wichmann) (2008, →ISBN, page 398

Munsee[edit]

Preverb[edit]

li-[1]

  1. In a certain manner; in a certain way;

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Meara, John (2014) , “li-”, in Delaware-English/English-Delaware Dictionary (Heritage), Toronto: University of Toronto Press, published 1996, →ISBN

Northern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ni-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. you, you all; second-person plural subject concord.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ní-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. you, you all; second-person plural object concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *lí-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. he, she, it; class 5 subject concord.
  2. him, her, it; class 5 object concord.

Phuthi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ni-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. you, you all; second-person plural subject concord.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *ní-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. you, you all; second-person plural object concord.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *íli-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-, plus augment. Originally the pronominal and verbal concord, it displaced the older Bantu noun prefix *ì-. The tone was lowered by analogy with other noun prefixes.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. Class 5 noun prefix.

Etymology 4[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *lí-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. he, she, it; class 5 subject concord.
  2. him, her, it; class 5 object concord.

Southern Ndebele[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *lí-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. he, she, it; class 5 subject concord.
  2. him, her, it; class 5 object concord.

Swazi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *íli-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-, plus augment. Originally the pronominal and verbal concord, it displaced the older Bantu noun prefix *ì-. The tone was lowered by analogy with other noun prefixes.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. Class 5 noun prefix.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *lí-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. he, she, it; class 5 subject concord.
  2. him, her, it; class 5 object concord.

Unami[edit]

Preverb[edit]

li-[1]

  1. In a certain manner; in a certain way; toward

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rementer, Jim; Pearson, Bruce L. (2005) , “li”, in Leneaux, Grant; Whritenour, Raymond, editors, The Lenape Talking Dictionary, The Lenape Language Preservation Project

Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *lí-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. he, she, it; class 5 subject concord.
  2. him, her, it; class 5 object concord.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-. Originally the pronominal and verbal concord, it displaced the older Bantu noun prefix *ì-. The tone was lowered by analogy with other noun prefixes.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. Class 5 simple noun prefix.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *lí-, from Proto-Bantu *dɪ́-.

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. he, she, it; class 5 subject concord.
  2. him, her, it; class 5 object concord.

References[edit]