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The suffix -aka or -aga sometimes appears and gives a sense of continuance to the verbal root.
This form may also appear as ša, as for instance aka—to be on fire becomes aša, to set on fire.
I was drawing the grand old head of a venerable dame—Oriuhia t Aka—when she asked to see what I was about.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
But if the adjective in the superlative expresses a lessening of the quality then -aka(ne) is suffixed.
THE MAFULUROBERT W. WILLIAMSON
"Killed a rosmaro today, second time in ten days," Ch'aka said.
THE ETHICAL ENGINEERHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY
Before they stripped you I saw that you were wearing the armor and helmet of Ch'aka.
THE ETHICAL ENGINEERHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY
Ch'aka fumbled a quarrel from another pouch and fitted it to the bow.
THE ETHICAL ENGINEERHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY
Ch'aka shouted with rage and hurled curses after him, but he could not catch him.
THE ETHICAL ENGINEERHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY
Aka-Khel in the same manner would be the tribe of the reservoir, or pond.
VESTIGES OF THE MAYASAUGUSTUS LE PLONGEON
Ch'aka is our big problem, and we have to find out a lot more things before we can tackle him.
THE ETHICAL ENGINEERHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY

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