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Re: Creating New Words

From:Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>
Date:Friday, June 23, 2006, 12:45
On 6/22/06, Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...> wrote:

> -(a)riu -rim (pl. -(a)ri -rimi) > > The -riu and -ri suffixes change the final vowel of > the verb to which they are affixed to "a". > > Affixed to a verb to name a (normally inside, or > enclosed) location where the action described by the > verb takes place. The suffix -riu usually applies to > a public building or commercial establishment, and > -rim normally indicates a single room. For example if
That's cool. gzb splits the Esperanto "-ej" (place) suffix into two, "-jxwa" (a place with lots of ROOT in it) and "-kox" (a place where one typically/frequently does ROOT action), but this is another nifty split. Or one might have affixes or other derivation modes for: * an indoor space for X vs. an outdoor space/field for X * a private vs. a public place for X -- Jim Henry