sa-

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Banjarese[edit]

Banjarese cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : sa-

Etymology[edit]

From sa, shortened form of asa, from Proto-Malayic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *əsa, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *əsa.

Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. (cardinal) one

Latvian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. Usually found on verbs or nouns, originally a generic meaning of 'togetherness', now sometimes only a marker of perfective aspect (compare Russian с- (s-), со- (so-)).

Derived terms[edit]



Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : sa-

Etymology[edit]

From sa, shortened form of esa, from Proto-Malayic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *əsa, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *əsa.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of se-

Minangkabau[edit]

Minangkabau cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : sa-

Etymology[edit]

From sa, from Proto-Malayic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *əsa, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *əsa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əsa, from Proto-Austronesian *əsa.

Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. (cardinal) one

Synonyms[edit]


Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *sá-, from Proto-Bantu *kíá-.

Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. of; class 7 possessive concord.

Zulu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Nguni *sá-, from Proto-Bantu *kíá-.

Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. of; class 7 possessive concord.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. (with a positive verb) still
  2. (with a negative verb) no longer
Usage notes[edit]

The prefix is attached to the verb stem, before any object concord but after the subject concord, and replaces the -ya- infix of the present tense. With nonverbs (adverbs, adjectives copulative nouns etc.) the variant se- is used.

Etymology 3[edit]

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Prefix[edit]

sa-

  1. like

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