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See also: ler, LER, lèr, and lêr

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the German suffix -er. Result of a wrong segmentation of nouns ending in -l and the suffix -er, in words like Sattler, Ziegler.

SuffixEdit

-ler

  1. used to create agent nouns, similar to -er

Derived termsEdit



GreenlandicEdit

AffixEdit

-ler (n-v, truncative)

  1. provides with
    aki (currency, price) -> akilerpaa (pays)
    ateq (name) -> atserpaa (names, gives a name to)

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes fusioning. When used intransitively, may have a reflexive meaning.

Derived termsEdit

Category Greenlandic words suffixed with -ler not found


ReferencesEdit

  • -ler in Katersat
  • Bjørnum, S.: Grønlandsk Grammatik, p. 240. Atuagkat 2003.

AffixEdit

-ler (trunc, unknown)

  1. (verbal) has begun to [verb], is about to [verb], is in the process of [verb]ing

Further readingEdit

  • Bjørnum, S.: Grønlandsk Grammatik, p. 241. Atuagkat 2003.

TurkishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

SuffixEdit

-ler

  1. Used to form plurals of nouns.
    çiçekçiçekler
    Bu ülkede daima Mustafa Kemal'ler olacak. - There will always be people like Mustafa Kemal in this country.
    Teyzemlere gideceğiz. - We will go to my aunt's (home).

Usage notesEdit

  • It's used when the noun's last vowel is a front vowel.
  • When the noun's last vowel is a back vowel, "-lar" is used instead.