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Estonian

Suffix

-ta

  1. suffix for the abessive case, without.

Usage notes

  • Suffixed to the genitive singular.
  • Often used in conjunction with the preposition ilma, for example ilma soolata "without salt, saltless".

Finnish

Etymology 1

From proto-Uralic ablative case *-ta.

Suffix

-ta (in words with back vowel harmony)

-tä (in words with front vowel harmony)

  1. A suffix for the partitive case.
Usage notes
  • This suffix is used after a long vowel, diphthong or a consonant.

See also

Etymology 2

Suffix

-ta (in words with back vowel harmony)

-tä (in words with front vowel harmony)

  1. A verbal suffix to build verbs from nouns, appended to the weak stem — i.e. one takes the n off the genitive singular form and adds this suffix to it.
    linko ("sling"; "centrifuge") → gen. sg. lingo|n + -ta = lingota ("to hurl, sling, fling")
    kato ("disappearance") → gen. sg. kado|n + -ta = kadota ("to disappear")

Scottish Gaelic

Suffix

-ta

  1. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.
    leònta ('S leònta mo làmh - my hand is wounded.)

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