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Nomeriti nomerikani the tlie fever (ni) the nomerika the fevers RULES FOR THE FORMATION OF THE PLURAL. Nouns ending in lu, H, ru, ri, su, si, dUs di form their phiral by omitting the the singular and affixing ka mu, nu, final ni, vowel of to the root. Examples. PluraL Singular. illu the house ilka the houses the tooth the teeth kaUu the stone palka kalka walli the stone walka mungeli horu the nose nomeri the fever wansu the finger nomerka waska tonesi the friend toneska kommu the horn komka kannu minu the eye the fish kanka minka penu the devil penka pallu the mungelka mountain horka 45 Plural.

Plural. Singular, N. kokasi the boy kokari the boys Gr. kokani of the boy kokari of the boys D. kokanaki to the boy kokaraki to the boys 0. kokanai the boy kokarai the boys. 2. Example. N. mriesi the son mrika the sons G. mrieni of mrika of 43 I>. mrienaki to 0. mrienai the mrikaki mrikai mrikati or to ") ^^^ ^ Example. 3. N. tonesi the friend toneska the friends

Thus— hagu bhumiel heaven and earth. [> tati dharmue J The conjunction 4. adding the affixes of several wa, zakke, words is formed by inzihi, inzaha. These words may be put together without any affix. Thus— evari nange patka, they brought me mraka aka fruits, trees tatteri and leaves nanu ledkawa, kawangawa neskawa paitee I shot eagles, crows and dogs, tanzi zakke, talli zakke, tail zakke wateri father, mother and brother came. himbori inzihi arna inzihi ranta inzihi higai inzatesi he told me, that he will give me cloth, corn and food.

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