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PrefixEdit

ik-

  1. A prefix expressing negation.

ChoctawEdit

PrefixEdit

ik- (class N third-person)

  1. the subject of a hortative verb
    let him, let her, let it, let them
  2. the subject of a negative active transitive verb
    he doesn't, she doesn't, it doesn't, they don't
  3. the subject of a negative active intransitive verb
    he doesn't, she doesn't, it doesn't, they don't
  4. used as part of the negation of stative intransitive verbs
    Sahohchafoh
    I'm hungry
    Iksahohchafoh
    I'm not hungry
  5. used to negate adjectives
    sokko (thick)iksokko (thin)

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-