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Q. #-matya suf. “-eating” (Category: to Eat)

Q. #-matya, suf. “-eating” (Category: to Eat)

An adjective suffix for “eating” used only in compounds based on an archaic active participle suffix -ya (PE17/68).

Conceptual Development: A similar suffix ᴱQ. -matwa appeared in various words in the Qenya Lexicon of the 1910s (QL/59-61).

References ✧ PE17/68


#-matya active-participle “eating” ✧ PE17/68


mat- “to eat”
-ya¹ “adjective suffix” ✧ PE17/68 (#-ya)

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ᴱQ. #-matwa suf. “*-eating” (Category: to Eat)

See Q. #-matya for discussion.

References ✧ QL/59-61


mata- “to eat”
-va “adjectival”

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