ChickasawEdit

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. Causative verb suffix.

ChoctawEdit

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. (causative suffix) Increases a verbs valency by one
    nowali (I walk)nowachili (I make him walk)
  2. (dubitative suffix) expresses doubt or uncertainty
    nowachili (I make him walk)nowachilichi (I'm not sufe if I make him walk)

GaroEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. (inflectional suffix) forms the instrumental case

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. (inflectional suffix) forms the locative case

Usage notesEdit

This suffix is only used to indicate location in space, not in time.´

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. used to form female Garo names.

See alsoEdit

  • -ni (forms genitive)
  • -na (forms dative)
  • -ming (forms comitative)
  • -no (forms locative)

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

-chi

  1. Rōmaji transcription of

QuechuaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. Derivational suffix, causative. To make someone do something; to let or allow something.
    llamkay (to work)llamkachiy (to make one work)
    yachay (to learn)yachachiy (to teach)

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. Used to indicate a putative or conjectural statement.

See alsoEdit


YineEdit

SuffixEdit

-chi

  1. suffix applied to naturally possessed nouns to depossess them; that is, to indicate that they are not, in fact, possessed

ReferencesEdit

  • Languages of the Amazon (2012, →ISBN)