Choctaw Edit

Etymology Edit

From pi- +‎ i̱- (he, she, it; him, her, it; his, her, its).

Prefix Edit

pi̱- (before vowels pim-, class III first-person paucal)

  1. the indirect object of an active transitive verb
    to us (few), for us (few)
  2. the subject of an intransitive affective verb
    we (few)
  3. the direct object of a small set of transitive verbs mostly dealing with affect, communication and intimacy
    us (few)
  4. indicates possession of a noun
    our (we few's)

Inflection Edit