Relformaide Dictionary:Affixes/-evoir

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-evoir- (Inflectional Suffix)B ( affix Category:Affixes) (Bound morpheme)
Meaning: even
(Gloss: even)
Etymology: Anagram of French voire. (Influenced by English even.)

Morpheme length: 5 (E I O R V)eiorv eiorv Category:Isogram morphemesMorpheme count: 1
Letter pattern: VCVVC • IPA: /ɛ.vwaɹ/ɛ, vwaɹSyllables: 2 (e, voir)V, CVVC
Mutated forms (1g)

Before ạr/er/ir/or/ur: evoirṣ • Before all other morphemes: evoir

Morpheme family
None
Usage notes

As with -erim (very), placed after roots for topical and superlative emphasis:

  • Mevoire joalchúzábilat. (Even I can cook good meals.)
  • joalchúzábilevoirat. (I can even cook good meals.)
  • Lumevoira foartausmat mikuamu. (Even she's stronger than me.)
  • Luma foartausmevoirat mikuamu. (She's even stronger than me.)
  • Luma foartausmat mikuamevoiru. (She's stronger than even me.)

English even also means "divisible by two" (touvemek), "equal" (aibem), and "flat" (róvin).

Added on: 2017-03-20, 10:52View semantic data
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