Prefixing/suffixing inflectional morph: strongly suffixing

Category
Morphology - General
Notes
There are many more suffixes than prefixes

Languages

Language Feature Status Grammatical Notes Source Created By Etymology Notes General Notes Phylogenetic Code
Cahuilla no Jane Hill
Cupeño no Jane Hill
Luiseño yes Jane Hill
Serrano no Jane Hill
Kitanemuk yes Jane Hill
Kawaiisu yes Jane Hill
Timbisha yes Jane Hill
Western Mono yes Jane Hill
Chemehuevi yes Jane Hill
Southern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Southern Ute yes Jane Hill
Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Comanche yes Jane Hill
Idaho Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Northern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Gabrielino no Jane Hill
Achagua yes Wilson & Levinsohn 1992: 6 Ana Paula Brandao
Resígaro no Allin, 1976 Aimee Lawrence
Bare yes Aikhenvald, 1995: 13 Ana Paula Brandao
Warekena yes Aikhenvald, 1998: 419 Ana Paula Brandao
Piapoco yes Person marking/possession seems to be the only prefixes, but there are many suffixes. Galindo, 2002: 85 Aimee Lawrence
Yukuna yes Shauer & Shauer, 2000: p. 518 Aimee Lawrence
Yavitero yes Mosonyi, 1987: p. 59-69 Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana yes Santos 2006:23 Ana Paula Brandao, Amanda Meeks
Wayuu yes Mansen & Captain, 2000: 798-801 Aimee Lawrence
Tariana yes Aikhenvald 2003: 253 Aimee Lawrence
Apurinã yes Facundes, 2000: 270 Aimee Lawrence
Asheninka Apurucayali yes Payne 1983:1112 Amanda Meeks
Maipure yes Zamponi 2003:21-35 Daniel Smith
Yanesha' yes Duff-Tripp 1997:22-124 Daniel Valle
Kinikinau yes Souza 2008:87 Daniel Valle
Baure yes Danielsen 2007: p89 Mitz Perez
Nanti yes Michael, 2008. p. 248 Aimee Lawrence
Paresi no Brandão 2010:17 Daniel Valle
Palikur yes Launey 2003:161 Daniel Smith
Yine no Matteson 1965 Daniel Smith
Añun yes very few prefixes: person and atributive Patte 1989 Daniel Smith
Bora yes Seifart - 2005: 58 Amanda Meeks
Makiritare yes person markers, tense, aspect and mood are suffixes Hall 1988: 331 - 335 Daniel Smith
Makushi yes Abbott 1991: 113-115 Melody Ann Ross
Eñepa yes Payne 2012:152 - 153 Daniel Smith
Pemon yes tense, aspect, relative clause, some modals de Armellada 1999:105-134 Shannon Dardis
Guna yes Smith texts Daniel Smith causative is the only prefix
Naso yes Quesada 2000 Daniel Smith
Ika yes Frank 1990:4 Daniel Valle
Kogi no info Daniel Valle
Cabecar no info Daniel Valle
Guaymí yes Quesada 2008:49-145 Daniel Valle
Damana no Daniel Valle
Sikuani no de Kondo (Vol.1,2) - 1985; Queixalós - 2000:219-237 Amanda Meeks
Macaguan no Buenaventura - 1993 Amanda Meeks
Aguaruna yes Overall 2007:301 Daniel Valle
Northern Emberá yes There are only suffiixes in northern Embera Mortensen 1999:10 Daniel Valle Catío
Waorani yes Peeke 1973:39-40 Daniel Valle
Ingá yes Levinson 1974, 1976, 1978 Daniel Valle
Matses yes Fleck:204 Daniel Valle
Mapudungun yes Salas 1992, p.108-11 Daniel Valle at least this is true for verbs
Páez yes Rojas: 59 Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano no Parker 1965:32-98, Perroud 1973:11-123 Daniel Valle
Tikuna yes Montes 2005:133 Daniel Valle
Urarina yes Olawsky:459-492 Daniel Valle
Waunana no info Daniel Valle
Andoke no Landaburu 1979 Kelsey Neely based on examples in text
Puinave yes Giron 2008: p442 Mitz Perez, Daniel Valle
Central Aymara yes Deza Galindo 1992: 143 Shannon Dardis
Kakua yes Bolaños fieldnotes Katherine Bolaños
Kaingang no Silva 2011 Daniel Smith
Minica Witoto yes Minor and Minor 1982. p.36-40 Christopher Clack
Hup yes Epps 2008 Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Roçado dialect no Weir 1984 Katherine Bolaños
Dâw yes Martins 2004:125 Katherine Bolaños
Desano yes suffixes exclusively Miller 1999, p. 5 Amanda Novak
Cubeo yes All verbal affixes in Cubeo are suffixes, except two prefixes. Morse & Maxwell 1999, p. 17 Amanda Novak; note addition by Chris Clack The two exceptions are the directional xa- 'away from the speaker' and da- 'toward the speaker'
Kotiria yes Stenzel 2004, p. 96 Amanda Novak
Makuna yes Smothermon & Smothermon 1993, p.31 Chris Clack
Koreguaje yes Cook & Criswell 1993, p.iii Chris Clack
Barasano yes Affixation in Barasano consists of suffixes only. Jones & Jones 1991, p.5 Chris Clack
Tanimuca yes Affixation is done overwhelmingly by suffix. Strom 1992, p.5 Chris Clack The person marker prefixes are the only prefixes of the language.
Siona yes Wheeler - 1987:138-174 Amanda Meeks
Tukano yes West and Welch 2004; Ramirez 1997: 107 Kelsey Neely inferred from examples
Yanomami yes Ramirez 1994: p.92 Kelsey Neely Ramirez only says that an affix is "generally a suffix", but from looking at the rest of the examples in the book, I think it's obvious that there are far more suffixes (incorporated proclitics (typically just marking agreement) are the only exceptions to
Ninam yes Goodwin-Gomez : p.81 Kelsey Neely
Sanumá yes Borgman 1990 Kelsey Neely inferred from examples throughout text
Surui no info Daniel Valle
Karitiana yes Everett 2006:223-317 Daniel Valle
Nheengatu no Cruz 2011 Daniel Smith
Paraguayan Guaraní yes Zarratea 2002:86-147 Daniel Valle
Aché yes But this language has few morphology. The author says that this is a a sort of isolating language. Rossler 2008:68 Daniel Valle
Kokama no Vallejos 2010:143 Daniel Smith
Nyangumarta yes done 1
Jingulu no done 0
Wambaya yes done 1
Bunuba no done 0
Walmajarri yes Done-Claire 1
Nyulnyul no done? 0
Warrwa no done 0
Worrorra no? done 0
Garrwa yes 2, 63 done 1
Gooniyandi no done 0
Warlpiri yes s37 done 1
Bardi no done-Claire 0
Yugambeh Y?
Yorta Yorta yes 79, 83 done 1
Yir Yoront Done-Dan
Yindjibarndi yes 1 done-Dan 1
Yidiny yes done-Catherine 1
Yanyuwa no Done-Austin 0
Yandruwandha yes Done-Dan 1
Yan-nhangu not yet
Yalarnnga yes 1 Done-Dan 1
Woiwurrung yes 74 done-Amalia 1
Wirangu yes 47, 96 done 1
Wemba-Wemba yes H 28, 41 done-Amalia 1
Warumungu yes 18, 32 done-Amalia 1
Wangkumara yes 4 done 1
Uradhi Yes 308 Y 1
Paakantyi yes Y-Hannah 1
Pitta-Pitta yes 193, 201 Done-Amalia 1
Pintupi yes 15 done-Hannah 1
Nyungar yes done 1
Nhanta yes Done-Hannah 1
Ngiyambaa yes 39 Done-Emily 1
Ngayawang yes 3 done-Amalia 1
Muruwari yes 49, 126 Done-Dan 1
Mpakwithi
Mayi-Yapi yes 55 done 1
Martuthunira yes 57-58 done 1
Marrgany yes 314 Done-Amalia 1
Kuuk Thaayorre Yes 66 Done-Amalia 1
Kuku Yalanji yes 57, 60 Done-Jessica 1
Kugu-Nganhcara yes 386, 407 done-Amalia 1
Kaurna yes 5 done-Amalia 1
Kalkatungu yes 1b Done-Dan 1
Jaru yes 1 Done-Amalia 1
Guugu-Yimidhirr yes 46, 79 Done-Amalia 1
Gureng Gureng no info Done-Amalia x
Gupapuyngu
Gumbaynggirr yes 291-295, 254 done-Amalia 1
Gugu-Badhun yes done-Jessica 1
Yuwaalaraay Yes 2 1
Dyirbal yes 55, 246 done-Amalia 1
Duungidjawu yes 24, 69 done 1
Djinang Yes 1 Done-Amalia 1
Djabugay done
Diyari yes done-Hannah 1
Dharuk
Dharawal yes done-Hannah w Dhurga) 1
Darkinyung yes 38 done 1
Bularnu yes Done-Austin 1
Biri yes 14 done-Jessica 1
Bidjara-Gungabula yes 52 done-Jessica 1
Batyala Yes 3 Done-Amalia 1
Arabana yes 61, 130 Done-Dan 1
Alyawarr yes done 1
Nyikina no done-Claire 0
Yawuru Y-Claire
Ngarinyin
Yulparija Yes 19 Done-Amalia 1
Wathawurrung yes 77 done 1
Mathi-Mathi yes 77-98 done-Amalia 1
Hunter River and Lake Macquarie yes 26, 69 done-Amalia 1
Thanggati yes 42 done 1
Katthang yes 30, 75 done-Amalia 1
Panyjima yes done 1
Ngarinyeri yes 18 done-Amalia 1
Kurrama yes done-Dan 1
Yingkarta yes Done-Claire 1
Githabul yes 9, 21 Done-Amalia 1
Gunya yes 314 Done-Amalia 1
Kunjen yes 20 Done- 1
WesternTorres yes FO 121-3 done 1
Wakaya yes 97 done 1
Yindjilindji yes done 1
Bandjalang yes 82 Done-Amalia 1
Ngaatjatjara yes 30 done 1
Arrernte Yes 196 1
Kokatha Yes 27 1
Karajarri Yes 80 Done-Amalia 1
Pitjantjatjara Yes Y 6 1
Ritharrngu Yes 9 Done-Amalia 1
Warrgamay Yes 17 Done-Amalia 1
Warluwarra yes 862 Done-Amalia 1
Warnman Yes 11 Done-Amalia 1
Djapu yes 5 1
Bilinarra yes 1.1000000000000000888 done 1
Wiradjuri no info done x
Aghu-Tharnggala Yes 48 Y2 1
Narungga Yes 63 done 1
Tharrkari Yes 12 1
Wajarri Yes 37 1
Warungu yes 1 1
Adnyamathanha Y2
Yagua no Payne and Payne 1990 Daniel Smith
Baniwa yes Ramirez 2001 Patience Epps