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identify all the morphemes you can detect, and give their meanings.
example: -toto "child"
m-noun prefix attached to singular nouns of class 1
a-prefix attached to verbs when the subjects is a singular noun of class 1
be sure to look for other noun and verb markers,including tense markers.
THANKS FOR YOUR TIME
A morpheme is a minimal meaningful unit. To use your examples,
m- <a number prefix>
A noun can be either singular or plural (e.g., English has book, books.That is,-s is added to form plural nouns).
In the language you're working with, m- is added to Class 1 nouns to make them singular.a- <an agreement marker>
The subject must agree in number with its verbs (e.g., English has The book is big; The books are big. The verb agrees in number with its subject.
In the language you're working with, if the subject is a Class 1 singular noun, then add a- to its verb.