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Ordering Affixes

Do some affixes have priority over others?
A tiny kitten = katideto or katetido or is using more than one affix in one word a bad idea and is it best to stick with eta katido?

And what if I wanted to specify a tiny female kitten? katidetino?
And what about a group of tiny female kittens? katidetinaro?

September 23, 2019

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Yes.

It's often helpful to read compound words from back to front.

Malsan-ul-ej-o -- a noun meaning a place for people who are sick.

Malsan-ej-ul-o -- a noun meaning a person characterized by a place for sickness.

September 23, 2019

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Thank you so much for this!

October 10, 2019
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