Language Structure Problems

Ragayo: The Language of Bears

Examine the Ragayo data below and answer the questions:

1. raga - bear
2. bayo - doggish (the language dogs speak)
3. mu - human being
4. ragayo - the language of the bears
5. nan - fruit
6. ba - dog
7. drachyo - curses
8. nanyo - nonsense, babbling

A. What does the morpheme -yo mean?

B. What do you think mu-yo means (be careful and think about your answer).

C. What might the morpheme 'drach' mean?

Yes, it's a 'real' language, and yes, I (sheri Wells-Jensen…) had the delight of creating it. In case you want to know, and trust me, you do, here is a link to more info on the book which made Ragayo necessary: Secrets of Bearhaven by K.E. Rocha.
Ko gra-rashuk kidab!