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Tone e. too. adding adi- This form has d. may be used uncle O be used, as di or deri is : ! — The termination formed by di generally friend you or deri cannot the real meaning of are. Thus— tonedi would mean you are a friend mamadi you are an uncle. kokadi is used regularly with the meaning O but kokanadi boy! means : you are a boy. 40 By /. adding enadi, enaderi. he tone enadi friend taiienadi O When ! brother! number the vocative of the plural used, very generally the is to be noun takes the plural termina- tion besides the afl&x deri.

Tati dharmue J The conjunction 4. adding the affixes of several wa, zakke, words is formed by inzihi, inzaha. These words may be put together without any affix. Thus— evari nange patka, they brought me mraka aka fruits, trees tatteri and leaves nanu ledkawa, kawangawa neskawa paitee I shot eagles, crows and dogs, tanzi zakke, talli zakke, tail zakke wateri father, mother and brother came. himbori inzihi arna inzihi ranta inzihi higai inzatesi he told me, that he will give me cloth, corn and food.

And ai? ska (fem. ) aku the leaf himbori the leaves the cloth akunga himborka talli mother talliska mothers evasi he evari they nehitai (she nehitai (they are) good is) a good ones. one or The Genitive the clothes is nehitaska „ the same as the nominative. „ 42 The Dative adds the affix ki or aki as The Objective adds the affix ni or Kuvi nouns are divided into two in the singular. i. classes, namely — regular and irregular. The regular nouns are divided into two decleusions. FIRST DEOLEiYSION.

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