Suffixes and abstractions

DEVARAKONDA VENKATA NARAYANA SARMA narayana at HD1.VSNL.NET.IN
Fri May 29 12:56:36 EDT 1998


At 08:09 AM 5/29/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi,
>Here is an example from Tulu creating abstract nouns:
>
>-dige, -tike, -tige a suffix used to make derivative abstract nouns;
>bad.a-tige poverty; malla-dige greatness
>
>I wonder if there are similar examples in the linguistic area.
>
>Regards,
>k.
>
>
What about 'peddarikaM' , 'rAcarikaM', 'kannerikaM', 'pEdarikaM',
'illarikaM', 'kODaNTrikaM' etc., in telugu?

Also

'peddatanaM', 'cinnatanaM', 'musilitanaM', 'gaDusudanaM',
'telivitakkuvatanaM', 'metakadanaM' etc., in telugu?

regards,

sarma.



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