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ChoctawEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PrefixEdit

ho- (before vowels oh-, imperative second-person plural)

  1. the subject of an imperative verb
    let you (all), do you (all), do ye
  2. (obsolete) used in place of ordinary pronominal suffixes in the communication between in-laws, especially a man and his mother-in-law
    I mintilih. → Ho mintilih. (traditional spelling)
    I come with him.

InflectionEdit

person markers class I class II class III class N imperative
+s +C +V +C/i +a/o +C +V +C +V +C +V
first-person singular initial -li sa- si- a- am- ak- n/a
medial -sa- -sam-
paucal ī- il- pi- pi- pim- kī- kil-
plural hapi- hapi- hapim-
second-person singular is- ish- chi- chi- chim- chik-
plural has- hash- hachi- hachi- hachim- hachik- ho- oh-
third-person i- im- ik-

Etymology 2Edit

PrefixEdit

ho- (adjectival)

  1. forms plurals of adjectives
    ofi chito → ofi hochito
    big dog → big dogs

NavajoEdit

PrefixEdit

ho-

  1. indefinite deictic 3rd-person subject pronoun denoting space or area

Derived termsEdit


VolapükEdit

PrefixEdit

ho-

  1. Used to specify castrated male sex.

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