See also: hapi, hapi̱-, and hąpí

Choctaw edit

Etymology edit

From ha (times) +‎ pi-.

Prefix edit

hapi- (class II first-person plural)

  1. the direct object of an active transitive verb
    us (all)
  2. the subject of a stative intransitive verb
    we (all)
  3. indicates possession of a noun
    our (we 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