See also Appendix:Variations of "se"
From the inflected form of the suffix -s, denoting characteristic.
-se f (plural -sen)
- Suffix denoting a female inhabitant of a place.
- -sa (broad form)
- IPA: [ɕə]
- -self (emphatic)
- Added to nouns in the presence of the possessive adjective to emphasize the possessor rather than the thing possessed:
- Added to certain prepositional pronouns (ending in a broad consonant) to add emphasis (not to create a reflexive pronoun):
- Added to verbs to indicate "myself/yourself":
- Alternative form of -sa (used after slender consonants and front vowels)
- Added to prepositional pronouns to add emphasis (not to create a reflexive pronoun).
- Used in third-person singular feminine (eg aicese).
- Used in second-person plural (eg oirbhse).