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CurripacoEdit

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. progressive tense marker
    nuiraka : I am drinking

ReferencesEdit

  • Swintha Danielsen, Tania Granadillo, Agreement in two Arawak languages, in The Typology of Semantic Alignment (edited by Mark Donohue, Søren Wichmann) (2008, →ISBN), page 398

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. Appended to words to create a feminine version of a noun, especially a profession, origin, or proper name.
    lékař + ‎-ka → ‎lékařka
  2. Appended to words to create a diminutive form of a noun.
    vlna + ‎-ka → ‎vlnka

Derived termsEdit


Further readingEdit


FinnishEdit

CliticEdit

-ka

  1. Back vowel variant of -kä

Usage notesEdit

Only found fossilized in derived terms, as the clitic is now only attached to forms of the negative verb, all of which have front vowel harmony.


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric. Compare Finnish -kka.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. (diminutive suffix) Added to a word to express smallness, youth, unimportance, or endearment. When added to present participles, it can also express the instrument or place of the action indicated in the base word.
    cukor (sugar)cukorka (candy)
    asztal (table)asztalka (small table)
    jár (to walk)járó (walking)járóka (playpen)

Usage notesEdit

  • (diminutive suffix) Harmonic variants:
    -ka is added to back vowel words
    -ke is added to front vowel words

Derived termsEdit


See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

-ka

  1. Rōmaji transcription of

KamberaEdit

PronounEdit

-ka

  1. first person singular accusative enclitic

ParticleEdit

-ka

  1. perfective aspect enclitic
    Na-mutung-ka.
    It burned down.

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Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. added to masculine nouns to form a feminine
  2. added to feminine nouns to form a diminutive

Derived termsEdit



PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka f

  1. feminine noun suffix
  2. diminutive noun suffix

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SuffixEdit

-ka n or n pl

  1. genitive singular of -ko
  2. nominative plural of -ko
  3. vocative plural of -ko

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka (Cyrillic spelling -ка)

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, denoting a part, profession, feature, membership, origin, social status, complexion, proper name, abstract noun or animal's name.

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SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. Denotes that the word is a feminine version of the word it is appended to.
    Talian (m, an Italian man) + -ka = Talianka (f, an Italian woman)
  2. Sometimes denotes a word as a diminutive
    mucha (f, a fly) + -ka = muška (f, a small fly)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit



SomaliEdit

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. the

Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *-ъka.

SuffixEdit

-ka

  1. added to masculine nouns to form a feminine
  2. added to feminine nouns to form a diminutive

Derived termsEdit