ChuukeseEdit

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. to put
  2. to place

CurripacoEdit

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. first person plural agent marker

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

LakotaEdit

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. creates nouns from some verbs.
    wa- + ‎pȟóštaŋ (to put something on one's head) → ‎wapȟóštaŋ (hat)
  2. creates agent nouns
    wa- + ‎oyúspa (to seize, grab, hold on to, arrest) → ‎wawóyuspa (policeman)

NotesEdit

  • Most verbs that start with o contract the prefix wa- into wó-.

Northern NdebeleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 1 possessive concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 3 possessive concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gá-.

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. they; class 6 subject concord; form of a- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. them; class 6 object concord.

PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gá-.

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. they; class 6 subject concord; form of a- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. them; class 6 object concord.

Southern NdebeleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 1 possessive concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 3 possessive concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gá-.

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. they; class 6 subject concord; form of a- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. them; class 6 object concord.

SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *bà-.

PrefixEdit

wa- (singular m-)

  1. The prefix for noun class 2 denoting plurals of noun class 1.

See alsoEdit


SwaziEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gá-.

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. they; class 6 subject concord; form of a- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. them; class 6 object concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 1 possessive concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 3 possessive concord.

XhosaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 1 possessive concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 3 possessive concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gá-.

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. they; class 6 subject concord; form of a- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. them; class 6 object concord.

ZuluEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *jʊ̀á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 1 possessive concord.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gʊ́á-

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. of; class 3 possessive concord.

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Nguni *wá-, from Proto-Bantu *gá-.

PrefixEdit

wa-

  1. they; class 6 subject concord; form of a- used when another prefix precedes.
  2. them; class 6 object concord.

ReferencesEdit