-mu
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-mu

Estonian

Etymology

Etymology unclear. Originally a dialectism, revitalised by Estonian terminologist and lexicographer Johannes Voldemar Veski. Possibly from Proto-Finnic *-ma + Proto-Finnic *-o. Compare Finnish -mo.

Pronunciation

Suffix

-mu (genitive -mu, partitive -mut)

  1. Forms nouns indicating a place.
    valama ("to pour") + ‎-mu -> ‎valamu ("sink, basin")
    vara ("asset") + ‎-mu -> ‎varamu ("collection of assets with a high value")
    püha ("sacred, holy, saint") + ‎-mu -> ‎pühamu ("sanctuary")
    era- ("private") + ‎-mu -> ‎eramu ("private house")

Declension

Derived terms



Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay -mu, from mu, shortened form of kamu, from Proto-Malayic *kamu(?), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu.

Suffix

-mu

  1. yours (possessive suffix)

Related terms


Kambera

Pronoun

-mu

  1. second person singular genitive enclitic

See also


Laboya

Pronoun

-mu

  1. second person singular subject enclitic
  2. second person singular possessive enclitic

See also


Malay

Etymology

From mu, shortened form of kamu, from Proto-Malayic *kamu(?), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kamu, *kamiu.

Pronunciation

Suffix

-mu

  1. you, your
    Aku telah memulangkan penselmu.
    I've returned your pencil.
    Aku rela berada bersamamu.
    I'd rather be with you.

See also


Quechua

Suffix

-mu

  1. cislocative, translocative.
    apay ("to carry") -> apamuy ("to bring; to take")
    tiyay ("to sit") -> tiyamuy ("to come sit; to go sit")

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