-অলৈ

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AssameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Early Assamese লাগি (lagi). Cognate with Sylheti ꠟꠣꠉꠤ (lagi), Noakhailla লাই (lai), Chittagonian , Maithili 𑒪𑒰𑒑𑒪 (lāgala), Nepali लाई (lāī), लागि (lāgi), Hindi लिए (lie).

Related to লাগ (lag), লগ (log).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-অলৈ (-oloi)

  1. Used to form the dative case of nouns: to, for
    গুৱাহাটী (guahati)গুৱাহাটীলৈ (guahatiloi)
    Guwahati → to Guwahati
    বজাৰ (bozar)বজাৰলৈ (bozaroloi)
    market → to (the) market
    আমি সোমবাৰলৈ যাম
    ami xümbaroloi zam.
    We will go on Monday.
    তাই মাকলৈ চাদৰ-মেখেলা জোৰ আনিছে।।
    tai makoloi sador-mekhela ezür anise.
    She brought a sador-mekhela for her mother.
    Synonyms: -অৰ বাবে (-or babe), -অৰ কাৰণে (-or karone)
  2. Vaguely marks terminative case of nouns
    মেলাখন সোমবাৰলৈ বহিব
    melakhon xümbaroloi bohibo.
    The fair will last till Monday.
    Synonym: -অলৈকে (-oloike)

Usage notesEdit

It is -লৈ (-loi) after vowels.