li-

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Curripaco[edit]

Prefix[edit]

li-

  1. third person singular masculine agent marker

Reference[edit]

  • Swintha Danielsen, Tania Granadillo, Agreement in two Arawak languages, in The Typology of Semantic Alignment (edited by Mark Donohue, Søren Wichmann) (2008, ISBN 0199238383, page 398

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.

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.

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]