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Pairs with an added suffix, usually or .

Weak verbs (with futures in v form the causative this way. Strong verbs, with future markers in pp, have a causative formative ppi. Both then become members of Class VI.

For some speakers, these kinds of derived causatives are appropriate only for a literary style of Tamil; others use them in ST, too.



Vasu Renganathan
Sat Nov 2 21:16:08 EST 1996