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Hi all

Here are a set of pronouns for my language Vn. (The language is not actually 
called Vn; that's my provisional designation for it. It will probably end up 
as "Valyan", "Velian" or similar.)

Bon appetit!

Nom:

Person	Declarative	Emphatic/Reflexive		Meaning

1f.f		amí			mimi					1st person feminine singular familiar
1m.f		amyá		mama					1st person masculine singular familiar
1 f.p		aní			mini						1st person feminine singular polite
1 m.p	anyá		mina					1st person masculine singular polite
2f.fm	atí			titi						2nd person feminine singular familiar
2m.fm	atyá			tata						2nd person masculine singular familiar
2f.p		avî			vivi						2nd person feminine singular formal
2m.p	avyá			viva						2nd person masculine singular formal
3i		alyá			lele						3rd person feminine singular
3ii		alyó			lolo						3rd person masculine singular
3iii		alì			leli						3rd person animate non-human singular
3iv		alé			lile						3rd person animate (plant/insect) singular
3v		alyú			lulu						3rd person abstract singular
3vi		altár		tatar					3rd person divine singular
3vii		aryí			reri						3rd person human agent singular
3viii		ajá			jaja						3rd person non-human agent singular
3ix		aí			ini						3rd person instrument singular
3x		alôs			usus					3rd person "process" singular
3xi		akú			kuku					3rd person "large place" singular
3xii		alyá			lala						3rd person "small place" singular
3xiii		antí			ntinti					3rd person "result" singular
3xiv		antí			ntonto }					
3xv		anté		ntientie }
3xvi		antá		ntanta }
3xvii	ató			toto }					various 3rd person abstracts
3xviii	andyó		ndyandya }
3xix		altó			ntolto }
3xx		appó		poppo }
3xxi		atsí			sitsi						3rd person "language" singular

The 3rd person declarative pronouns are made respective by prefixing them with 
N-; the emphatic set carry no such distinction. The emphatic set are fairly 
transparently formed by reduplication; the declarative set otoh are fairly 
transparently (if you know more details of the language!) formed by suffixing 
(a sometimes reduced form of) the possessives to the generic pronoun a-.   
Case endings are regularly infixed between the pronoun a- and the 
possessives, e.g. a-t-mya PRON-ACC-1POSS -> atsemya "me (acc)"

The declarative set (obligatorily) and the emphatic set (optionally, and 
presumably under the influence of the declarative set) harmonise with the 
vowels of the preceding word: thus:

sausio atsemya "She speaks to me"; but:

myüstö ätsemyä "She sees me".

Jeff
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