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ぐゎー・ぐぁー・んぐゎ・んぐぁ【子・小】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

gwaa · ngwa [ɡʷaː], [ŋ̍ɡʷa]

Definition

Noun suffix

  1. Diminutive suffix. Used especially to denote a small or young person, child, or animal:
    1. っわーぐゎー【豚・豚
      qwaagwaa
      "Small pig; piglet"
    2. いんぐゎー【犬・犬
      ingwaa
      "Small dog; puppy"

Etymology

Derived from the Okinawan noun っくゎ kkwa "child". See this thread for details.

意味:こ【子・小】、ししょうじ【指小辞】

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