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Lesson 2

Personal Pronouns: object forms.

me, you, him, her, us, you, them

The second person does not have separate masculine (m) and feminine(f) forms
for both Singular(S) and Plural (P). The third person plural also has the 
same form for both masculine and feminine genders.  Third person singular 
has different form

Person Singular Plural 1. yt = me ynet = us 2 (m) kut = you entet = you 2 (f) kut = you entet = you 3(m) nit = him nat = them 3 (f) nrti = her nat = them Example 2.1 yt = me yt enti enkeldekule = you love me (Singular, m & f) yt ni enkelekule = he loves me yt nri enkeletile = she loves me yt ent'n enkeldenekule = you love me (Plural) yt naw enkelenekule = they love me You can also drop the object (yt) and the meaning does not change, as in the following sentence: enkeletile = nri enkeletile = yt nri enkeletile = she loves me Example 2.2 kut = you, as an object with the verb enkeli (love, like) kut (an) enkelekunka = I love you (m) kut (an) enkelekunki = I love you (f) kut (ni) enkelekuki = he loves you (f) kut (nri) enkeletiki = she loves you (f) Usually the subject in the brackets doe not appear in spoken Blin, as in enkelekunki = I love you (you is for a feminine) or enkelekunka, I love you (m). The typical marker for the feminine second person is -ki, while -ka is for masculine second person. Example 2.3. nit = him nit enkelekunlu = I love him. nit enkelekulu = he loves him nit enkeldekulu = you love him. nit enkeletilu = she loves him NEW VOCABULARY enkelna = to love; enkeli = love

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