Paj-Puj: The Noun-to-Verb Derivation Suffix <span style="font-family:sans-serif;" >اي|ەي|ي</span>

The Noun-to-Verb Derivation Suffix اي|ەي|ي

ئىسىمدىن پېئىل ياسايدىغان «اي|ەي|ي» ئارقا قوشۇمچىسى

The suffix اي|ەي may be added to some nouns ending in a consonant to form verbs related to that noun. When the noun ends in a vowel, the variant ي is added.

strength + [verb] = to get stronger
كۈچ + ەي = كۈچەي ـ

See also: 4.12.5


  1. Personal research/experience
  2. Hamit A. Zakir, "Introduction to Modern Uighur". Xinjiang University Press: Urumqi, 2007. (p. 115)
  3. Hämit Tömür, "Modern Uyghur Grammar" (translation by Anne Lee). Yıldız: Istanbul, 2003. (p. 231-232)
  4. E. N. Nadzhip, "Modern Uigur". Nauka Publishing House: Moscow, 1971. (p. 128)