CrowEdit

PrefixEdit

ala-

  1. Derives nouns from verbs, meaning where or when the action takes place.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Graczyk, Randolph, A Grammar of Crow, Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 2007, →ISBN, page 47
  • Reed, Jr., George, Dictionary of the Crow Language[1], Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 1974, pages 26–27

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ala, from Proto-Uralic *ëla. Cognate with Finnish ala- and Hungarian alatt.

PrefixEdit

ala-

  1. under-, lower, nether, sub-, inferior

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

(index al)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ala, from Proto-Uralic *ëla. Cognate with Estonian ala- and Hungarian alatt.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑlɑ/, [ˈɑlɑ]

PrefixEdit

ala- (comparative alempi, superlative alin)

  1. under-, sub-, lower, nether; inferior
    Antonym: ylä-

Usage notesEdit

  • Ala- is used as a nominal prefix, whereas ali- is used as a verbal prefix:

InflectionEdit

The cases of ala- serve in Finnish only as adverbs.

Derived termsEdit

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IngrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ala, from Proto-Uralic *ëla. Akin to Finnish ala- and Estonian ala-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ala-

  1. under-, sub-, lower

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi, Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, 1971, page 10

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From al.

PrefixEdit

ala-

  1. very, all
    alahwītvery white
    alajungvery young
    alaefniall plain

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *ala.

PrefixEdit

ala-

  1. under-, lower, nether, sub-, inferior
    Antonym: ülä-

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