Adyghe and English/Contrastive Grammar

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  1. Cases on all nouns
    • (ady) пкъышъолкӏэ → (eng) with flesh
  2. Possession marked on nouns
    • (ady) сыгу → (eng) my heart
    • (ady) сищ → (eng) my horse
  3. Subjects and objects are marked on verbs
    • къыгъэшӏыгъэх
    • he/she/it created them
  4. Prepositions marked on verbs
  5. Three levels of deixis
    • мы кӏалэ, мэу кӏалэ, а кӏалэ
    • this boy, that boy, that boy over there