Choctaw edit

Prefix edit

ak- (class N first-person singular)

  1. the subject of a hortative verb
    let me
  2. the subject of a negative active transitive verb
    I don't
  3. the subject of a negative active intransitive verb
    I don't

Inflection edit

Crow edit

Prefix edit

ak-

  1. who (relativizer)
  2. Forms agentive nouns from verbs.

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • Graczyk, Randolph (2007) A Grammar of Crow, Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, →ISBN, pages 47, 254
  • Reed, Jr., George (September 1974) Dictionary of the Crow Language[1], Massachusetts Institute of Technology, pages 24–25

Garo edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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Prefix edit

ak-

  1. classifier for people, occasionally for ghosts, spirits, gods.

Mohawk edit

Alternative forms edit

  • ake- (before n-, r-, w-, and ’-stems)
  • akw- (before a-stems)

Prefix edit

ak-

  1. first person singular possessive prefix
    my ______

References edit

  • Nora Deering; Helga H. Delisle (1976) Mohawk: A teaching grammar (preliminary version), Quebec: Manitou College, page 198

Mokilese edit

Pronunciation edit

Prefix edit

ak-

  1. displaying the characteristics of
  2. pretending to be

Usage notes edit

The ak- prefix is added onto stative verbs in order to create new stative verbs. Therefore, siksik (to be small) becomes aksiksik (to be humble).