See also: -ika

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *Sika-.

PrefixEdit

ika-

  1. Used to form ordinal numbers.
  2. Attached to a numerical symbol to denote an ordinal number.
    7 (pito)ika-7 (ika-pito)

Usage notesEdit

  • The ordinal is linked to a noun with the use of the linker "nga" (short form: "-ng") or alternatively, but less frequently, with "ka".
    Ikalima nga adlaw / Ikalimang adlaw / Ikalima ka adlawFifth day

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Austronesian *Sika-.

PrefixEdit

ika-

  1. Used to form ordinal numbers.
    ikalawa
    second

Etymology 2Edit

PrefixEdit

ika-

  1. Used to form verbs with causative focus.

Derived termsEdit