Paradigm Details:

Language: (svs) Savosavo.


System Type: F

Source: Wegener (2012).

Comment: The possessive forms listed all transparently display the suffix '-βa' and are used with singular, masculine and all dual and plural possessed nouns or nouns phrases. Where the possessum is singular and feminine the suffix '-βa' is replaced by '-ma' (Wegener 2012:137).

Pronoun Paradigm:

  A S O Poss.
1st (excl) Person Singular a'ɲina a'ɲina a'ɲi aiβa -
1st (excl) Person Dual aɰena aɰena aɰe aɰeβa
1st (excl) Person Plural aβena aβena aβe aβeβa
1st (incl) Person Dual maina maina mai maiβa
1st (incl) Person Plural maina maina mai maiβa
2nd Person Singular nona nona no noβa
2nd Person Dual pena pena pe peβa
2nd Person Plural mena mena me meβa
3rd Person Singular Gender 1 lona lona lo loβa
3rd Person Singular Gender 2 kona kona ko koβa
3rd Person Dual tona tona to toβa
3rd Person Plural ze ze zepo zeβa