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Hptjh! jtjflt«! gth! x`sflp«! mxh! s«=flf`=flh L`sht! h=pt=j=h jtjflt«! ’ 59) Md! «l`p«! pnj«! hptmd! xh«lhr`fl« gthxhm«! pd! «flftptd-! md! «l`p«! pnj«! h=pt=md! xh«lhr`fl« gthxh=m«! pd! ’ Table 14 shows the masculine and feminine form for all persons, based on the neutral demonstrative root, h ‘that’, with the personalizing clitic highlighted in the morphemic analysis. The third person forms 35 The demonstrative pronoun attached to a proper name here should not be confused with a vocative which would not have the demonstrative or the personal suffix.

22) S Hpt! h=pt! that=M Purpose[Goal o«fl«flp«s«! o«fl«=flp«=s«! betel=GOAL=& Goal ft«flp«s«! ft«=flp«=s«! vine=GOAL=& Instr ghtfl« ghtfl« eye V «o«tjtptd-! «,o,v,j,p«pt=h ASS-come-go-PA/PFV-1P/DSO=IND V] ptm«sflp«! v,p,m,«s=flp« 3-act-DETR-3S/IRR=GOAL Destination V p«tp«! x«stflp«! «hj«pd-! p«tp«! x«=st=flp«! ’ 26 23) V O Loc V ®shl«t«pd+! j`sh! mct! dl«flh+---! «,shl«t,«pd! m=st! ’ 24) S Time V Rh! ghjfl«flf`! hjhs«p«fl« l`! lhjhp«! c`! hrflpd-! rh! ghjfl«=flf`! hj«,«sp,«fl,fl« l`! l`,hj«,p«!

D «,m`,h,h,p,`flf,tv«=flf`! md! xdp«! h,«s,`m! 3P question thus ASS-1P-do-BEN-PFV-DR-23P/DSO=TIME 1P greet do-SR-1P/CSR jhl`flh sh! pd! «stjtptd-! jhl`flh sh! pd! ’ 44) “Mxh! «la«rhj«ptvhp«-" mxh! ” ’ The forms given in Table 8 are the unmarked forms, which are used for core arguments and to which the various case markers are attached for non-core arguments. The third person forms are rarely used, relative to the demonstrative pronouns introduced below. The third dual form pd, which is identical to and probably and extended use of the second dual, has never been observed in the unmarked form but is used in the emphatic forms given below.

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