Difference between revisions of "Blackfoot/Grammar"

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==Noun Inflections==
 
==Noun Inflections==
 
===Grammatical Gender===
 
===Grammatical Gender===
Blackfoot has two noun classes: animate and inanimate. Animate nouns, which refer to sentient beings such as people, animals, and spirits, take the suffixes ''-wa'' when singular and ''-iksi'' when plural.  
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Blackfoot has two noun classes: animate and inanimate.  
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====Animate Nouns====
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Animate nouns, which refer to sentient beings such as people, animals, and spirits, take the suffixes ''-wa'' when singular and ''-iksi'' when plural.  
 
===Number===
 
===Number===
 
Blackfoot distinguishes between singular and plural nouns.
 
Blackfoot distinguishes between singular and plural nouns.

Revision as of 22:30, 6 February 2017

Nouns

Nouns in Blackfoot can be inflected for grammatical gender (animacy), number particularity, and XXXXX

Noun Inflections

Grammatical Gender

Blackfoot has two noun classes: animate and inanimate.

Animate Nouns

Animate nouns, which refer to sentient beings such as people, animals, and spirits, take the suffixes -wa when singular and -iksi when plural.

Number

Blackfoot distinguishes between singular and plural nouns.