See also: Appendix:Variations of "ei"
- (added to possessive nouns) my
- (added to verbs as an indirect object) me
- added to nouns to form verbs
Chuukese possessive determiners
From Middle High German -īe, borrowed from Old French -ie, from Latin -ia.
-ei f (plural -eien)
- site or building where a characteristic activity is conducted
- Der Bäcker arbeitet in der Bäckerei.
- The baker works in the bakery.
- used to create abstract nouns denoting a state, condition, or quality, like English -y
- Alternative form of -erei, used with verb stems ending -el- or -er-
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- Romanization of -𐌴𐌹
-e (“possessive suffix”) + -i (“possessive plural”)
- (possessive suffix) his/her/its ... -s (third-person singular, multiple possessions)
- terv (“plan”) → a tervei (“his/her/its plans”)
- (possessive suffix) your ... -s (second-person singular and plural formal, multiple possessions)
- a maga tervei, az ön tervei - your (singular, formal) plans
- a maguk tervei, az önök tervei - your (plural, formal) plans
- (possessive suffix) Variants:
- -i is added to words ending in a vowel except -i. Final -a changes to -á-. Final -e changes to -é-.
- -ai is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant
- -ei is added to some front vowel words ending in a consonant
- -jai is added to some back vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
- -jei is added to some front vowel words ending in a consonant or the vowel -i
- Category:Hungarian noun forms
- Appendix:Hungarian possessive suffixes
- nominative masculine plural of -eus
- genitive masculine singular of -eus
- genitive neuter singular of -eus
- vocative masculine plural of -eus
From Old Portuguese -ei, from Latin -āvī.
- forms the 1st-person singular preterite indicative of 1st conjugation verbs; appended to the stem
- rezar (“to pray”) + -ei → rezei (“I prayed”)
From Old Portuguese -ei, from ei (“I have”).
- forms the 1st-person singular future indicative of verbs; appended to the infinitive
- rezar (“to pray”) + -ei → rezarei (“I will pray”)
From Old Portuguese -ede, from Latin -ite.
- forms the 2nd-person plural affirmative imperative of 2nd conjugation verbs; appended to the stem
- comer (“to eat”) + -ei → comei (“eat (you all)”)
- -lei (for feminine nouns ending a stressed vowel or diphthong)
From Vulgar Latin *illaei, merger of Latin illī (dative feminine singular of ille) and -ae (“first-declension ending”).
- (definite article) the (feminine singular, genitive and dative)
This form of the definite article is used for feminine nouns in the genitive and dative cases which end in -ă or in an unstressed vowel:
The suffix is also used with feminine singular adjectives in the genitive and dative cases to make the articulated definite form, often for emphasis, and it is used before the noun it modifies:
- nisipul frumoasei plaje, from nisipul plajei frumoase (both meaning "the beautiful beach's sand")
- -l (masculine/neuter singular nominative and accusative)
- -a (feminine singular nominative and accusative)
- -i (masculine/neuter plural nominative and accusative)
- -le (feminine plural nominative and accusative)
- -lui (masculine/neuter singular genitive and dative)
- -lor (plural genitive and dative)