See also: hachi, hachįʼ, and hachi̱-

Choctaw edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From chi- plus some obsolete plural personal prefix, compare Apalachee hasnu (we), Koasati hasnu (you, plural).

Prefix edit

hachi- (class II second-person plural)

  1. the direct object of an active transitive verb
    you (all)
  2. the subject of a stative intransitive verb
    you (all), ye
  3. indicates possession of a noun
    your, y'all's

Usage notes edit

Class II person markers are used for possession only for a small set of words, mostly including kinship terms and body parts.

Inflection edit