The inflection used to mark nouns in the objective case (SD/430), used either as a suffix (for weak-nouns) or replacing the last vowel (for strong-nouns). Feminine nouns sometimes use -i- instead for their objective forms (SD/432), owing to the association of the final vowel -u with masculinity.
-usuffix. dual ending
an-prefix. intensitive prefix, intensive, intensive prefix, plu-, plus, intensive, superlative, intensive
néadverb. ago, behind (earlier time), yes (it was so)