Participles in Latvian
Usually a word can have only one prefix. An exception is the negative prefix ne- , it can be put in front of any other of those above.
Maybe you already guess what meaning some of them give to the word they are added to, but I should look for some help to explain all ways of using them, so, as I don't have it here, I leave it for some other day.
The most common use of suffixes is building verbs of meaning "to make do smth"
Raudāt > raudināt - to move someone to tears
Smieties > smīdināt - to make someone laugh
Gulēt > guldināt - put someone to bed
But, as you see, special rules of how to make them must be taken into consideration, as I don't guess what they could be, for the present I just let this thing for you to know and recognize reading or hearing, if I'll go to the library of my faculty (it's in the other corner of Riga), I try to get some literature to be able to explain you this thing as well. Latvian has thousands of submarine cliffs even if you consider yourself knowing this language quite normal... …
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