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{in-, -tir}      
/én/ ‘see’ /ìn-én-tìr/ ‘cause to see’
/tìem/ ‘read’ /ìn-tìem-tìr/ ‘cause to read’
/àithlá:k/ ‘hear’ /ìn-àithlák-tìr/ ‘cause to hear’
/phr/ ‘bring out’ /ìn-phr-tìr/ ‘cause to bring out’
By suffixing /suok/ ‘to bring out’, ‘out’
/pè:k/ ‘give’ /pè:k-súok/ ‘give out’
/là:k/ ‘take’ /là:k-súok/ ‘take out’
/thlà/ ‘choose’ /thlà-súok/ ‘single out’
/hrìl/ ‘tell’ /hrìl-súok/ ‘reveal’
By addition of other words such as /hmà/ and /z/
In such cases the meaning of the root verb is changed
/fè/ ‘go’ /fèhmá/ ‘go away’
/tlà:n/ ‘run’ /tlá:nhmà/ ‘to flee’
/fá:k/ ‘to eat’ /fá-kz/ ‘search for food’
Compound formation is a very productive morphological process in Hmar. This turns out to be all the more significant because of the absence of regular inflection. Some aspects of compound formation have already been discussed while dealing with verbs. However, a comprehensive accound of compound formation in the language is in order here.
Types of Compound
Compound formation could be broadly viewed under three categories each of which could be sub categorised as under :
Nominal Compound
Possessor N + possessed N compound
Head N + attributive N compound
Atributive N + head N compound
N + N pure compound
N + N + N compound
Verbal Compound
       Verb + Auxiliary compound
       Verb1 + Verb2 Compound
       Noun + Verb compound
Reduplicated compound
      Completely reduplicated words
      Partially reduplicated words
      Semantically reduplicated compound
It may be mentioned here that all the above sub-categories are not equally productive. However, each as a morphological process, deserves a detailed discussion.
  Possessor-possessed N+N compound
Hmar constructs quite a large number of nominal compounds where the first member is a possessor noun and the second member is a possessed one. The possession could be either alienable or inalienable, although, however, in most cases, it is inalienable. Given below are a few paradigms of illustrations:
/á:r/  ‘hen’
/á:r túi/ ‘hen’s egg’
/kùt/ ‘hand’
/kùt kèm nèi/ ‘pick pocket’
/kùt púi/ ‘thumb’
/kùt tín/ ‘finger-nail’
/kùt té/ ‘little finger’
/kùt té ù/ ‘ring finger’
/kùt tùm/  ‘fist’
/kùt d/ ‘one who extends hands’








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