See also: ako, áko, akọ, and akó

MaquiritariEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From -a (recent/distant past imperfective suffix) +‎ -kö (distant past imperfective third-person suffix).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-akö

  1. Forms the singular of the distant past imperfective tense when both the agent and patient (if there is one) of the verb are third-person.

Usage notesEdit

This suffix can cause syllable reduction. The suffix takes the form -kakö when the preceding syllable is reducible and has an onset of k, -yakö when the preceding syllable ends in i, and -akö in other contexts.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011) Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana[1], Lyon, page 213–222