a- etymology

Southern Sotho word a- comes from Proto-Bantu *gá-, Proto-Bantu *à- (Class 1 subject concord.)

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Detailed word origin of a-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gá- Proto-Bantu (bnt-pro) Class 6 object concord.. Class 6 pronominal concord.. Class 6 subject concord.
*à- Proto-Bantu (bnt-pro) Class 1 subject concord.
a- Southern Sotho (sot)