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Re: usage of type-7 aspect suffix {-pu}

Alan Anderson (aranders@insightbb.com) [KLI Member] [Hol po'wI']



ja' Doq:

> Besides, "my family" is a singular collective noun. It's not plural


It can be.  In some dialects of English, collective nouns like  
"family" are plural by default.

> OR first person.

The odd thing is that I don't have a big problem treating it as a  
first person subject when the verb prefix asks me to.

-- ghunchu'wI'





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