Paj-Puj: Plural Suffixes to Express Approximate Places

Plural Suffixes to Express Approximate Places

تەخمىنىي جاينى بىلدۈرىدىغان كۆپلۈك قوشۇمچىسى

Adding the plural suffixes to a location creates structures analogous to the English "around", "in the vicinity of", and "or thereabouts".

I might arrive in the Kashgar area tomorrow.
.مەن ئەتە قەشقەرلەرگە يېتىپ بېرىشىم مۇمكىن


References

  1. Personal research/experience
  2. Hämit Tömür, "Modern Uyghur Grammar" (translation by Anne Lee). Yıldız: Istanbul, 2003. (p. 49-50)