Saa Language - Grammar - Pronouns


Personal pronouns are distinguished by person and number. They are not distinguished by gender. With one exception, subject and object pronouns are identical.

The singular and plural pronouns are as follows:

Person Sa English
1st person singular "I" / "me"
2nd person singular êk
(o in subject position)
"you" (singular)
3rd person singular i "he" / "she" / "him" / "her" / "it"
1st person plural (inclusive) kê(t) "we" / "us" (you and me)
1st person plural (exclusive) gema "we" / "us" (me and others)
2nd person plural gimi "you" (plural)
3rd person plural êr "they" / "them"

In addition, there are dual pronouns (referring to two people), which incorporate the particle , and paucal pronouns (referring to a small number of people), which incorporate the particle têl or pat.

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