See also: amodo and a modo

Ye'kwana edit

Variant orthographies
Bolívar state amödö
Brazil amäädä

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Cariban *ômô (you) + *rô (emphatic particle). Compare Trió ëmë, Wayana ëmë, Waiwai amoro, Hixkaryana omoro.

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit


  1. (Caura River dialect and Brazil) the second-person singular pronoun; you.

Inflection edit

References edit

  • Cáceres, Natalia (2011), “ewü”, in Grammaire Fonctionnelle-Typologique du Ye’kwana, Lyon, page 120
  • Costa, Isabella Coutinho; Silva, Marcelo Costa da; Rodrigues, Edmilson Magalhães (2021), “amäädä”, in Portal Japiim: Dicionário Ye'kwana, Museu do Índio/FUNAI
  • Hall, Katherine Lee (1988) The morphosyntax of discourse in De'kwana Carib, volume I and II, Saint Louis, Missouri: PhD Thesis, Washington University, page 282
  • Hall, Katherine (2007), “əmədə”, in Mary Ritchie Key & Bernard Comrie, editors, The Intercontinental Dictionary Series[1], Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, published 2021
  • Meira, Sérgio (2002), “A first comparison of pronominal and demonstrative systems in the Cariban language family”, in Mily Crevels, Simon van de Kerke, Sergio Meira and Hein van der Voort, editors, Current Studies on South American Languages[2], Leiden: Research School of Asian, African, and American Studies (CNWS), Leiden University, →ISBN, pages 255–275