To indicate specific places where either something happens, or something resides there are a few affixes which modify both verbs and nouns.

-mo = place [general location], from mo – location; place; site [This suffix is used to form the general idea of where something happens or resides.]

tana-mo = fight-place; battlefield; boxing ring; wrestling mat, etc.
uelo-mo = bicycle-place; bike path; bike rack, etc.
ina-mo = eat-place; dining room; restaurant [This can also mean food-place; pantry, etc.]
onyo-mo = learn-place; school

-su = market; shop; store [where goods are made and/or sold], from suku – market; shop; store

tiya-su = bread-shop; bakery
ina-su = food-market; grocery store; restaurant
uelo-su = bicycle-shop

-kyo = college; school; university, from hakyo – college; school; university [This can also be used to indicate a school of thought, or ideology.]

tana-kyo = dojo; martial arts training academy; etc.
kuha-kyo = culinary-school; chef’s academy
tsiya-kyo = liberalism
ya’a-kyo = medical-school

-sa = chamber; room; section, from sala – chamber; room; section [This is more specific than mo and used primarily for spaces inside buildings.]

kuha-sa = cook-room; kitchen
moku-sa = sleep-room; bedroom
ina-sa = eat-room; dining room
onyo-sa = learn-room; classroom


tana – conflict; fight
tiya – bread; pastry
kuha – cook; prepare food
moku – rest; sleep
tsiya – freedom; liberty
uelo – bicycle; bike
ya’a – medicine; treat
ina – eat; food
onyo – learn; study