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H. 5.

DELAWARE TRANSITIONS.

luen, to say.

PRETERITE SUBJUNCTIVE.

FUTURE SUBJUNCTIVE.

lue yan

up thou

up lue khtit

up

up 1 1

up he will
up thou
up I

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Singular.
Plural. If

Singular.

Plural. I said lue yak

up lue yenk
up I will say lue yak tsh lue yenk

tsh thou up lue yek

lue yane
tsh lue yek

tsh he lue t

he
lue te

tsh lue khti tsh If him. them.

him.

them. he will 1 at up | 1 aakhtit

1 ate tsh 1 aakhtite tsh thou

1
atpan
akpan

1
atpane tsh 1

akpan e tsh 1 1 ak up | 1 ekpan

1 ake tsh 1 ak pan e tsh they

1 uktink up | 1 uktitpan up they 1 inde tsh 1 ak tite tsh

1 ye equek up || 1 ek

up | ye

1
eque

tsh 1
ek e

tsh 20e ank up 1 enk up

1 anke tsh 1

enke

tsh he. they.

he.

they thee

1 ukquon up 1 ukquonk up thee 1 ukquon e tsh 1 uk quon etsh

1 it me

up || 1
ink up me

1 it e tsh 1 ink etsh 1 you

ukquek

up | 1
ukquek up you

1

uk quek tsh 1 ukquek etsh US 11 ukquenk up || 1 ukquenk up

1 uk quenk tsh 1 ukquenk etsh I.

I. thee 1

up 1
ell ank

1

tsh 1 ell anque tsh you ell ek

ell enk
up you 1

ell eque tsh 1 ell enque tsh
thou.
ye.

thou.

ye.
1

i yek
up me
1

i yeque tsh 1 i yenkpan up 1 i yank up

i yenque tsh

i yenque tsh

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we.

we.

ell an

up thee

ell ane

up | 1

i yan

me us

up / 1

i yanne tsh 1

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en aun thou him k' t a

koot

ket in ah n' ta

neen t en aun he те n' t uk

noo | uk

neen t en ik - thee k' t uk

kvo i uk

ket en ik I-thee k' † 1

koo t sh

ket thou me k' t i

koo teh

ket ish
Sing. to plur.
he them

w't a
wak 00 † uh

of in

aun thou"

k' t a
wak
koot
oog
ket in

aug
n' t a
wak noot oog

neen t en

aug us

una
#koot uk qun
#ket

owa you

uwa
koo t uk oo
ket

Owau 1 - you k' t lo humo koot un umwo ket

en en im thou US k' t i neen kooti mun ket

min Plur. to sing. they him wit newo oot ouh ot in ah waun ye k't newo koot au

ket in ah

wau 100 n't neen oun neen t in ah

naun they me n't g

noot uk quog

net

oag - thee

koo | uk quog

ket

oag we - thee k't le neen koot un umun ket en in e nim ye те k' + i himo koot in woo ket

min Plur. to plur. they them w't a wawak

oot

ounak ot in ah waun ye

k't a wawak koot oog ket in ah waug 200

n't a wawuna noot ounonog tket in ah nanik they us n’t geneen noo t uk qunonog #ke f

owaug you k't ehimo koo t uk 00-og

owaug 106 you k' † lo hena koot un unumonkt in un e

nim ye - US ko ? i hena koo ti mun kt iz-zh e min

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in eg in eg

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in eg in eg

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a, Initial characteristic;— b, inserted characteristic ;-d, plural terminations. c. This expletive en seems peculiar to the Chippeway.

* He - him; ak, wall, gol, &c. VOL. II.

37

# First person, plural inclusive.

NO TES

TO THE

TABLES OF TRANSITIONS.

CHOCTAW.

THERE is no pronoun of the third person : but for its plural, okla, and oklat, which mean, "a multitude,' * people,' are used respectively in the nominative and the objective case.

The derivation of the pronouns of the first person, used in the nominative case with the verbs as subjects of the action, is not known : but those in the nominative of the second person are abbreviated from the corresponding separable pronouns: and those in the objective case, both of the first and second person, are the same as the possessive pronouns used in connexion with the parts of the body,

The pronouns are prefixed to the verb, with the exception of ill, ‘I,' which is affixed. The pronouns in the objective case are placed immediately before the verb and after those in the nominative case, with the exception of oklat (them,) which always precedes the other pronoun.

As, with the exception of the third person, there is, for each number, a distinct word, for the nominative and for the objective case respectively, the only defect is found in the union of oklat with the singular of the same person. Thus the sentences, 'he ties them, and, they tie him,' are both expressed by oklat tokchě.

The transitions of all the tenses, moods, voices, and forms of the verb tokche, 'to tie,' are, with respect to the pronouns, conjugated as the Present of the Indicative.

MUSKHOGEE. There are distinct words for the singular and plural respectively of the three persons in the nominative case, and of the first person in the objective case; and also one, chi (same as in the Choktaw), for both numbers of the second person in the objective case. In order to distinguish the dual and plural from the singular in that instance, and the dual from the plural in both persons, the word homulgiad or homulgot, from homulga, multitude,' is used for the plural ; and hokolid, from hokoly, "two, for the dual. In the objective case, they become homulgin and hokolin: and, in either case, they always precede the pronouns and verb. There is no word properly for the objective case of the third person: but the particle awa, prefixed to the pronoun in the nominative case, supplies its place in the plural.

The pronouns in the nominative case are always affixed, and those in the objective case, (with the exception of awa, as aforesaid,) always

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