BislamaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

English him, 'em

SuffixEdit

-im

  1. Indicates a transitive verb

Usage notesEdit

The suffix to be used is determined by vowel harmony. If the last vowel in the stem is i, then the suffix is -im. Otherwise, use -em or -um.


HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-im

  1. my ... -s (first-person singular possessive suffix denoting plural possession)
    kapu (gate) → a kapuim (my gates)
    palota (palace) → a palotáim (my palaces)
    érme (coin) → az érméim (my coins)

DeclensionEdit

For back vowel words:

For front vowel words:

Usage notesEdit

  • (possessive suffix): Member of the following suffix cluster:
    -im is added to words ending in a vowel except -i. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -aim is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -eim is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -jaim is added to back vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
    -jeim is added to front vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i

See alsoEdit


IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-im

  1. Synthetic present tense ending of Irish verbs, corresponding to I:
    zero ending (first person singular)

Usage notesEdit

  • This form is attached to first-conjugation verbs with stems ending in either a sender consonant or a vowel;
  • Used in place of the pronoun :
    feicim (I see), from feic
    súim (I suck), from súigh (stem sú-)

Related termsEdit


PijinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

English him, 'em

SuffixEdit

-im

  1. Indicates a transitive verb

Usage notesEdit

The suffix to be used is determined by vowel harmony. If the last vowel in the stem is i, then the suffix is -im. Otherwise, use -em or -um.


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-im m (plural -ins)

  1. (uncommon) forms diminutives
  2. Eye dialect spelling of -inho, representing Minas Gerais Portuguese.

SynonymsEdit

  • (diminutive suffix): -inho

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English him and 'em

SuffixEdit

-im

  1. Indicates a transitive verb

TurkishEdit

SuffixEdit

-im

  1. First-person singular possessive suffix denoting singular possession in words ending in a consonant.
    ev - evim
    house - my house
    ofis - ofisim
    office - my office
  2. Conjugation of the verb "to be" for first-person singular, simple present tense.
    güzel - güzelim
    beautiful - I am beautiful
  3. Personal suffix for "ben" ("I" - First person, singular)
    gel + -ecek + -im = geleceğim (I will come)
    sev + -(e)r + -im = severim (I like, enjoy)

Usage notesEdit

  • If the noun ends in a vowel, it becomes "-m" (for the possession suffix)
    kedi - kedim
  • It's used only when the word's last vowel is "e" or "i". It may change into "-ım", "-um" and "-üm" according to the last vowel of the word. (possession suffix)
    kız - kızım (the last vowel is "a" or "ı")
    yol - yolum (the last vowel is "o" or "u")
    yüz - yüzüm (the last vowel is "ö" or "ü")
  • If the word ends in "p", "ç", "t" or "k", it may change them into "b", "c", "d" and "ğ".
    sebep - sebebim
    çekiç - çekicim
    senet - senedim
    çiçek - çiçeğim
  • It may cause the last vowel of the word to be dropped.
    beyin - beynim
  • If the word ends in a vowel, it's used with an auxiliary consonant; "y". (for the verb to be)
    terli - terliyim
  • It must be used with an apostrophe if it's appended to a proper noun.
    Zafer - Zafer'im
  • If the word ends in a vowel, the personal suffix becomes "-m".
    gel + -di + -(i)m = geldim (I came)
  • It's always "-um" in present continuous tense. And in other tenses, the personal suffix may also be "-ım", "-um", "-üm" according to the last vowel of the word.
    ver + -iyor + -um = veriyorum (I am giving)
    üzül + -(ü)r + -üm = üzülürüm (I become sad)
    kal + -(ı)r + -ım = kalırım (I stay)
    bul + -(u)r + -um = bulurum (I find)

UzbekEdit

SuffixEdit

im (-им)

  1. First-person singular possessive suffix. Used after a noun ending in a consonant. It has the same meaning as "mening" (my) placed before a noun.
    • Bu kitobim.
      "This is my book."
Last modified on 15 November 2013, at 22:17