neN-transprefix, non-past, future tense complex topicalizing affix for Classes 4 and 5 verbal rootsHi-gak nemaddang ni hi-gatu.I was the one who helped him.Hi Pedro nemeyun pagey.Pedro was the one who pounded the rice.SimkameN-meN-Morphophonology: The N in the form symbolizes a nasal that assimilates to the point of articulation of the first consonant of the root, and then, reduces the consonant. If the first consonant of the root is followed by the ‘e’ vowel, the vowel will also be reduced. affixes