i i
ia ia
iag iaɣ
iah iah
ie noun, relational
POc*qican (?)
1sgn' iēk3sgn' iēne
name of ‹s.o., s.th.›
n' iē puthe name of each hierarchical rank
N' iēne n' ēve?What's that called?[lit. Its name is what?]
N' iē paie?What's your name? [lit. Your name is who?]
Remën Merawehih, n' iēne Rememi.Merawehih's mother's name was Rememi.
ige iɣə noun
il il
in1 in deictic
in2 in verb, intransitive
1posture Vs.o.lie, be lying
Nik' in pe'k, kemë ge vē g' o ne gi.Alright, you stay there lying, the rest of us will go and pick up some kava.
2s.th.be located somewhere, typic. horizontally; hence be there, exist
Ne hen̄wëvot mēke v' in pi lugu.Your knife is [lying] close to the stone oven.
Ne lete mi kemōr na in vë?Where is [lies] your garden?
Ne vet in v' in den̄wē 'k Tugue.That place still exists [still lies] nowadays, in Tegua.
vet ne (ve …) in locative
with X = Directionalat the place (vete) lying thereover there in (such and such) direction
vet ne v' ag inover there (towards southeast)
vet ne w' inover there (towards northwest)
vet ne v' il inover there inland
vet ne rōw inover there seawards
vet ne vēn inover there (deictic direction)
Ne tēle verue ve gel ve new vet ne vēn in li hare.There are two guys arguing over there, in the village place.
n' ēn̄we vet ne rōw inthe house down there [seawards]
SyntaxeTournure locative, portant soit sur une proposition, soit directement sur un nom.
SyntaxThe scope of this locative structure is often a whole clause, but can be restricted to a noun phrase.
ir ir
ise isə
itë itɛ
itur itʉr
iugëtuwē iʉɣɛtʉwe