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んかい

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

nkai [ŋ̍kai]

Definition

Particle

  1. Used to indicate the location of something or someone, akin to the prepositions "in", "to" or "at" in English. (Linguistics) Locative case marker (abbreviated LOC).
    1. まやーぐぁーなーんかいをぅん。
      mayaagwaa naankai wun.
      "The cat is in the garden."
  2. Used to denote the location or destination of an action
    1. うちなーんかいいちゅん
      uchinaankai ichun.
      "I am going to Okinawa"

Etymology

Cognate to the Yonaguni locative marker んき nki.

意味:に、へ

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