EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from kaasas, kaasa, which became a suffix. Cognate to Finnish kanssa, Finnish -kaa, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *hansō.

SuffixEdit

-ga

  1. ending of the comitative case

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • -da (after l and n)
  • -dha (obsolete)

SuffixEdit

-ga

  1. Added to nouns to form adjectives.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


OjibweEdit

NounEdit

-ga (obligatorily possessed)

  1. mother

Usage notesEdit

-ga is used by some older speakers.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ninga (my mother)
  • giga (your mother)
  • ogiin (his/her/their mother)

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *-gō, from Proto-Germanic *-gjô, *-gô (suffix).

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ga

  1. Diminutive suffix, used especially in familiar names for pets.
    docgadog
    frocgafrog
    *picgapig
    *snecgasnail
    stacgastag
    wicgainsect

DeclensionEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root to go. When used as the second element of an upapada tatpurusha, the vowel and final verbal roots ending in a nasal are reduced to their zero grade, /a/, which is then reinterpreted as the thematic vowel.

AdjectiveEdit

-ga

  1. going

Usage notesEdit

The adjective may be used in an absolute sense, thereby yielding a noun. This suffix is not used as a free-standing adjective.

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Words using this suffix are listed in their own category. Note that normally only the Latin script forms are listed, as etymology sections are normally restricted to the Latin script form.


SamoanEdit

SuffixEdit

-ga

  1. Used to make a verb into a noun with a related meaning.

SomaliEdit

SuffixEdit

-ga

  1. the

TokelauanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *-ŋa. Cognates include Hawaiian -na and Samoan -ga.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ga

  1. Used to form nouns denoting the action of the suffixed verb; -ion, -ing
    iloilo (to examine) + ‎-ga → ‎iloiloga (examination)
  2. Used to form nouns denoting the event of the suffixed verb; -ion, -ing
    tipi (to cut) + ‎-ga → ‎tīpiga (surgery)
  3. Used to form nouns denoting the object of the suffixed verb.
    kave (to carry) + ‎-ga → ‎kāvega (load)

Usage notesEdit

  • To make a distinction between the different senses of the suffix, the first vowel of the produced noun may be elongated:
    tipi (to cut) + ‎-ga → ‎tipiga (act of cutting)
    tipi (to cut) + ‎-ga → ‎tīpiga (surgery)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • R. Simona, editor (1986) Tokelau Dictionary[1], Auckland: Office of Tokelau Affairs, page 133

UzbekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-ga

  1. to (dative case)