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Austronesian Hebrew/Nouns

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A noun is a member of a large, open lexical category whose members can occur as the main word in the subject of a clause, the object of a verb, or the object of a preposition.

AH nouns inflect for case, number and state. They are of one of two genders, though many nouns frequently are of both genders.

Patterns

qotel 
physical objects
qātel 
body parts
qatīl 
professions/passive identities and agricultural terms
qattal 
repeated patterns/professions
qataltal 
colors/adjectives

Q-T-L-on : diminutive

f. pl. only 
abstractions
-am 
adverb
-ī 
place names for person
ma - 
location or instrument
to - 
the action of the verb