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Verb as base
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There are five suffixes that can be used to derive verbs from verbs. The majority has as their basic function the indication of a repetition of the action or event referred to by the verbal base. The relevant suffixes -el, -er and -k can therefore be qualified as frequentative or iterative. Secondary meaning contributions that could be circumscribed as "weakening" or "softening" may be an indirect result as well. Examples of these suffixes are kocheto cough > kocheljeto cough constantly, klomjeto be blue with cold > klommerjeto suffer with cold and blaffeto bark > blafkjeto bark softly. In rare cases we see stacking, for in instance in far-k-el-jeto sail softly.

The suffix -jei has a different character, both formally - it is a grammaticalization of the verb jeieto hunt; to rush and therefore rather a suffixoid - and semantically. Its derivations always denote a "wild" activity or event. An example is donderjeto nag > donderjeieto be a pain in the ass. The origin of the suffix -emint is less clear, although it is certain that the element is not Germanic. Although not many verbs are involved, it may add a pejorative nuance to its derivations. An example is ketterjeto rave, which may turn to kettermintsjeto rave terribly.

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