pa-

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Albanian[edit]

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Prefix[edit]

pa-

  1. A negating prefix; un-, in-

Czech[edit]

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pa-

  1. pseudo-

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Latvian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

pa-

  1. Usually found on verbs (and their derived nouns or adjectives) with the meaning 'under' or 'for a short time' (like Lithuanian pa- or Russian по- (po-)).

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Lithuanian[edit]

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pa-

  1. (with verbs expressing movement) Describes an action's movement under something; under-
  2. (with verbs) Describes a briefly lasting action
  3. (with verbs) Describes an action's smallness
  4. (with verbs) Describes the ability or means to do something
  5. (with verbs) Describes a meaning specific to the verb
  6. (with nouns) Describes a place or thing that is under or near to
  7. (with nouns) Describes approximate time

Slovak[edit]

Prefix[edit]

pa-

  1. pseudo-

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Further reading[edit]

  • pa- in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *pa-.

Prefix[edit]

pa-

  1. The prefix for noun class 16 denoting locatives (position at a place).

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *pa-, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *pa-, from Proto-Austronesian *pa-.

Prefix[edit]

pa-

  1. adverbial prefix - Indicates process of performing the action of the verb
    punta (destination) → 'papunta (be coming/ be going/ be arriving/ be on the way)
    tapos (end)patapos (be about to end)
    Patapos na ang pelikula.
    The movie is about to end.
  2. reduced form of paki-
    Patapon naman 'to sa basurahan.
    Could you please throw this to the trash can?

Volapük[edit]

Prefix[edit]

pa-

  1. Used to form the (present infinitive and present tense) passive voice forms of verbs.
    numön (to count)panumön (to be counted)