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Ho- toneho friend mamaho O Remark. son. 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.

Son. 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.

Mranu Gen. tree mranuti u^n mranuti kommo dikhee I Nom. broke a branch of the naju Nom. ^^^^. izzoti Gen. izzoti the door of the house dara The Dative natuti the people of the village house illu ^^^^ Gen. village natuti manei tree. is formed by adding ki or taki to Tne noun. izzotaki take it epmu to the house Sannuki hommu we gave money e to hittomi, or Sannutaki Saunu. ^ 38 The Dative is sometimes used in Kiivi, where in English other cases are used. nange they were afraid of azziteri gadetaki wai The Objective 3.

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