ta-Englishprefix indicating transitivity changeThis prefix operates on intransitive verbs to change them into transitive ones, as in ráp (torn) and tarápái (tear something). In one case it also changes a transitive verb into an intransitive, as in pásang (remove, unhook) and tapásang (separated). With some combinations there does not seem to be any change in transitivity, as in rabut/rapti and tarabut/tarapti (pull something out). The cross references list some of the verbs that occur with this prefix.a-3tagomlaktapángángtapángnitapásangtaránsitarusáitakotsai; tamutái; tapálas/tapálsi; tapuki; tarabut/tarapti; tarápái; taruhi

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