-ga (-ge)V > VsfxfirstAtiyo kagamba naadyendage.Uncle said he'll go first.Weye gonaga; suwe nachikawerege.You sleep first; we'll go stroll around.Sipikage; simgadya yeye mpaka akeza.I didn't cook first; I waited for her until she came.This derivational suffix attaches to most verbs to form ones meaning to do first in a sequence where one or more are supposed to do the same thing. See: kudyendaga, kugaluga, kugonaga, kukweraga, kulongaga,kunywaga, kutombaga, kutowaga, kwitaga, kuvinaga, kwizaga.

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