Suffixes -dan and -lik

-dan

  • The suffix -dan indicates a location or goal

  • Translation: from, out of, or off

  • Personal predicate endings come after -dan and after emas

  • Ex.

    • Toshkentdan - from Tashkent

    • mendan - from me

    • Kaliforniyadanman - I am from California

    • Men Amerikadanman - I am from America

    • Siz Amerikadan emassiz - You are not from America.

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-lik

  • Sometimes the suffix -lik is added to indicate an ethnicity. Other times it is not. Most of these have to be memorized

  • Words with -lik are not capitalized

  • Ex. (including -lik and excluding)

    • amerikalik - American

    • avstraliyalik - Australian

    • rus - Russian

    • xitoy - Chinese

    • fransuz - French

    • o'zbek - Uzbek

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