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Noun as base

Suffixation of nouns in order to create adverbs can serve two goals. One is to express a manner in which the noun is involved. There is only one suffix that is relevant, i.e. -(e)lings, and this suffix is also unproductive. An example of the pattern is eachlings right in the face, from each eye.

The main function of suffixation is to use nouns denoting a time period, for example jûn evening, in an adverbial way. The main suffix here is -s. In this way, we get a derivation like jûns in the evening. The suffix has regular allomorphs in the shape of -e and -es. Idiosynchratic suffixes are -mis and -ich. There is also the suffix -liks, which has a distributive function, for example wykliks week-SUFF every week. Its set of possible bases is restricted, however.


More details about these suffixes can be found by following the corresponding links: