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you tuo.

I

lungiha lungiha lungiha

we he and I

te te te

st ts st

ungya ungya ungya

me, thou sk ye

sk sk

iya
iya
ina

lungiha
lungiha
lungiha

us.
te sk
te sk
te sk

iya
iya
iya

lungiha lungiha lungiha

ye two

ye two

him and me. thou

te sk ina lungiha ye

te sk ina lungiha

te sk ina lungiha * We as used throughout this table stands for they and I; it is a special dual of which he and I is the dual. There is another corresponding form, thou and 1, ye and they, which has been omilted here. But there does not appear to be any indefinito plural, nor any general form ye, they and I.

The confusion between a, a, and b, b, is owing to etsa, esta, having no objective case. In the two firat transitions, te makes g (thoy) in the obj. case. In the two other, te puts elsa and esta in that case.

This is obviated in the transitions c, c, and d, d, because avlsa and austa have each an objective case, viz. auka and awgina.

† This is the only instance where g does not stand for tho 3d person plural. It is used for tho Ist sing. nominativo. But ungya which means I - thee, would seem sufficient.

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* dual

e

mo
mo

e

mo

us. d.

thee.

you.
du.

you. pl. с

b
с
b

с

b
1 elu e
ymi elu

ymu

elu e

ymn we elu mo ymi elu

mo ymu

elu mo ymn * plural we elu mo

ymi elu
mo ymu

elu mo ymn
he elu e

ymi
elu
ymu

elu e

ymn mo dual they elu e

ymi
elu ymu

elu e

ymn mo plural they elu e

ymi
elu
ymu

elu e

ymn mo me.

US. pl. с b b

b thou elu

n

elu
mo yu

elu mo in dual ye elu mo n

elu mo yu

elu

mo in plural

то n
elu mo yu

elu mo in
he elu 6

elu e
yu

elu e

in
dual
they elu
e

elu
yu

elu e

in
(plural
theyl elu

elu
yu

elu e

in The particles printed in italics, viz. u, di, e, mo, designate the respective transitions. The columns marked : nominative case of pronoun.

ye elu

mo

n
n
n

mo mo

e

mo mo

e

e

mo

a

b- objective

- verb.
du.- dual termination.
pl. — plural

do. * These forms elumo, ymi, ymu, ymn, are not used. One derived from the reflected form has been substituted for common use.

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The rules to be deduced from this example are very simple.

1. The termination pee is affixed, whenever either or both pronouns are plural

2. The pronouns are prefixed; that in the objective case preceding that in the nominative.

3. The pronoun in the third person singular is omitted, except'we him,' weetsh yah ;

4. That in the third person plural omitted in the nominative case is weetsha (abbreviation of men '), in the objective.

5. In the transitions between the third and the first or second person, the pronouns are ; I, wah, me, mah; we, us, oan. Thou, ye, yah ; thee, you,

6. In the transitions from first to second person; from singular tsheen ; from plural oanee.

7. In those from second to first person ; to singular myah; to plural oan. yah ; of which, oanee, myah, oanyah, are obviously compound of oan, mah, yah, nee.

But having no other paradigm, we cannot draw any general conclusion.

nee.

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REFLECTED FORM. he washes himself

ermikp plural they wash themselves

ermikp dual they wash themseldes

ermikp I wash myself,

ermikp plural we wash ourselves

ermikp dual we wash ourseldes

ermikp thou washest thyself

ermikp plural ye wash yourselves

ermikp dual ye wash yourselves

ermikp

ok
uk
ut
unga
ogut
oguk
otit
ose
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them. 00 wadchan uh koo wadchan oog noo wadchan oog 00 wadchan oon ah koo wadchan oog noo wadchan oon onog

they. koo wadchan uk quog noo

wadchan uk quog koo wadchan uk 00.og noo wadchan uk qun onog

we. koo wadchan un umun koo wadchan un umun

ye. koo wadchan im WOO koo wadchan im un

thee you

me

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