Sentence Examples

  • Olmosy Kdroly tandr ur, " Mr Professor Charles (lmosy "; and the possessive forms of the nouns, which are varied according to the number and person of the possessor and the number of the object in the following way: tollam, " my pen "; tollaim, " my pens "; tollad, " thy pen tollaid, thy pens tollunk, our pen tollaink, our pens," &c. There is no gender, not even a distinction between " he," " she," and " it," in the personal pronouns, and the declension is less developed than in Finnish.
  • You will see from her letter that she uses many pronouns correctly.
  • The personal pronouns are replaced by various terms of respect when speaking to or before superiors, and there are many words besides which are only employed in ceremonial language.
  • In some languages the personal pronouns are singular, dual and plural.
  • Ef, &c., like the simple forms. The demonstrative pronouns are hwn, " this," hwnnw, " that," fem.