See also: ixe

French

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Participle

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ixé (feminine ixée, masculine plural ixés, feminine plural ixées)

  1. past participle of ixer

Nheengatu

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Tupi ixé, from Proto-Tupi-Guarani *it͡ʃe

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: i‧xé

Pronoun

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ixé

  1. (first-class) first-person singular personal pronoun (I, me)
    Ixé mira. Ixé asasá puranga.
    I am a person. I do well.
    Aé uputari uyuká ixé.
    He wants to kill me.
    Aé umeẽ manungara ixé arama.
    He gives something to me.

Usage notes

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  • As a first-class pronoun, ixé is used as the subject (with the exception of second-class verbs, which are sometimes referred to as adjectives) and as the object of a sentence. The personal pronoun ixé is also used when governed by the postposition arama, which is occasionally omitted.

See also

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Nheengatu personal pronouns
singular first-class pronoun second-class pronoun
first-person ixé se
second-person indé ne
third-person i
plural first-class pronoun second-class pronoun
first-person yandé yané
second-person penhẽ pe
third-person aintá (or ) aintá (or )

References

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  • Eduardo de Almeida Navarro (2016) Curso de língua geral (nheengatu ou tupi moderno): a língua das origens da civilização amazônica[1] (in Portuguese), 2nd edition, São Paulo: Páginas & Letras, →ISBN, pages 11, 104
  • Marcel Twardowsky Avila (2021) “ixé”, in Proposta de dicionário nheengatu-português [Nheengatu–Portuguese dictionary proposal]‎[2] (in Portuguese), São Paulo: USP, →DOI, pages 353–354

Old Tupi

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Tupi-Guarani *it͡ʃe (I, me).[1]

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /iˈʃɛ/
  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: i‧xé

Pronoun

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ixé (1st class, 1st person singular, dative ixébe, 2nd class xe)

  1. I, me (first person singular)
    Ixé oroîuká.
    I kill you.
  2. (uncommon) my, mine

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Nheengatu: ixé (I, me)

See also

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References

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  1. ^ Antônio Augusto Souza Mello (2000 March 17) “Reconstruções Lexicais e Cognatos” (chapter III), in Estudo histórico da família linguística tupi-guarani: aspectos fonológicos e lexicais (in Portuguese), Florianópolis: UFSC, page 200, line 3