Relformaide Dictionary:Roots/kuam

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-kuam- (Inflectional Suffixoid)ABCCategory:Roots Category:Affixes (Core Base rootCategory:Roots) (Free morpheme)
Meaning: than, as...as, compared to; comparative case marker, equative case marker
(Gloss: than / COMP, EQU) Category:Case markers
Etymology: From Latin quam.

Morpheme length: 4 (A K M U)akmu akmu Category:Isogram morphemesMorpheme count: 1
Letter pattern: CVVC • IPA: /kwam/kwamSyllables: 1 (kuam)

Default word class: Adposition

Mutated forms (1a)
kuam
Adposition /
Conjunction
kuam
Morpheme family
Usage notes

Adpositional suffixoid, used to introduce a comparison in phrases such as brúlausmi solkuamu/kuam le solé (hotter than the sun), eusmi touvanoӄkuamu/kuam touv'anoves (fewer than two years), and chouli síklikuamu/kuam síklé (cold as ice).

False friend of English qualm, or doalard in Relformaide.

Added on: 2017-01-20, 08:39View semantic data
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