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AssameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a derivative of Sanskrit कृ (kṛ, to do), likely कृतं (kṛtaṃ) or कृते (kṛte). Dasa also suggests (ka, diminutive suffix). Compare Maithili -কেৰ / केर (ker), Sylheti -ꠞ (-r), Bengali -র (-r), Hindustani کا‎ / का (), Punjabi ਦਾ ().

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-অৰ (-or)

  1. marks the genitive case: of, belonging to
    তাই ভায়েকtair bhaekHer brother
    ৰিম্পী কম্পিউটাৰrimpir kompiutarRimpi's computer.
  2. part of, from
    কমলা ৰসkomolar rôxorange juice (literally, “juice from orange”)
    হাত আঙুলিhator aṅulifingers of the hand
  3. made of, consisting of
    লো তৰোৱালr torüalan iron sword

Usage notesEdit

It is -ৰ (-r) after vowels.