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s- nominal

Nominalization is a process of making a verb into a noun. In Salish, nominalization can be done with a prefix or a suffix. In English, this is done by adding an ending to the verb or changing the verb into a noun form. For example, the verb “create” can be nominalized to “creation.”

Prefix s- changes a verb to a nominal form.


When a word starts with s-

The letter n is dropped before s.

The letter ɬ is dropped before s

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