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BislamaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

English him, 'em

SuffixEdit

-em

  1. Indicates a transitive verb
    • 2008, Miriam Meyerhoff, Social lives in language--sociolinguistics and multilingual speech[1], →ISBN, page 344:
      Bang i wantem mi faen from mi ovaspen.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Usage notesEdit

The suffix to be used is determined by vowel harmony. If the last vowel in the stem is a, e, or o (or a diphthong ending in one of those), then the suffix is -em. Otherwise, use -im or -um.


ChuukeseEdit

SuffixEdit

-em

  1. (added to possessive nouns) our (exclusive)

Related termsEdit



HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-em

  1. (personal suffix, indefinite conjugation) Used to form the first-person singular present tense of -ik verbs (indicative mood, indefinite conjugation).
    eszik (to eat)eszem (I eat, I am eating)
  2. (personal suffix, definite conjugation) Used to form the first-person singular present tense of verbs (indicative mood, definite conjugation).
    ért (to understand)értem (I understand)
  3. (possessive suffix) my (first-person singular, single possession)
    kert (garden)a kertem (my garden)
  4. (noun-forming suffix) Added to a noun or a verb to form a noun.
    jel (sign)jellem (character)
    szél (wind)szellem (ghost, spirit)
    illik (to suit, to be proper)illem (good manners, proper behaviour)

Usage notesEdit

  • (personal suffix) Variants:
    -ok is added to back vowel verbs
    -ek is added to unrounded front vowel verbs
    -ök is added to rounded front vowel verbs
    -om is added to back vowel -ik verbs
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel -ik verbs
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel -ik verbs
  • (personal suffix, definite conjugation) Variants:
    -om is added to back vowel verbs
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel verbs
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel verbs
  • (possessive suffix) Variants:
    -m is added to words ending in a vowel. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
    -om is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -am is added to other back vowel words ending in a consonant
    -em is added to unrounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
    -öm is added to rounded front vowel words ending in a consonant
  • (noun-forming suffix) A final single l may become long ll. Variants:
    -am is added to back vowel words
    -em is added to front vowel words

DeclensionEdit

(possessive suffix):

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative -em
accusative -emet
dative -emnek
instrumental -emmel
causal-final -emért
translative -emmé
terminative -emig
essive-formal -emként
essive-modal -emül
inessive -emben
superessive -emen
adessive -emnél
illative -embe
sublative -emre
allative -emhez
elative -emből
delative -emről
ablative -emtől

(noun suffix):

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative -em -emek
accusative -emet -emeket
dative -emnek -emeknek
instrumental -emmel -emekkel
causal-final -emért -emekért
translative -emmé -emekké
terminative -emig -emekig
essive-formal -emként -emekként
essive-modal -emül -emekül
inessive -emben -emekben
superessive -emen -emeken
adessive -emnél -emeknél
illative -embe -emekbe
sublative -emre -emekre
allative -emhez -emekhez
elative -emből -emekből
delative -emről -emekről
ablative -emtől -emektől
Possessive forms of -em
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. -emem -emeim
2nd person sing. -emed -emeid
3rd person sing. -eme -emei
1st person plural -emünk -emeink
2nd person plural -emetek -emeitek
3rd person plural -emük -emeik

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See -ēs (suffix forming third-declension feminine abstract nouns).

SuffixEdit

-em f

  1. accusative singular of -ēs

Etymology 2Edit

See -ō³ (suffix forming regular first-conjugation verbs).

SuffixEdit

-em

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of

PijinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

English him, 'em

SuffixEdit

-em

  1. Indicates a transitive verb

Usage notesEdit

The suffix to be used is determined by vowel harmony. If the last vowel in the stem is a, e, or o (or a diphthong ending in one of those), then the suffix is -em. Otherwise, use -im or -um.


VolapükEdit

SuffixEdit

-em

  1. An inanimate collective morpheme for a group of things

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