Choctaw edit

Etymology edit

Cognate with Chickasaw pi-

Prefix edit

pi- (class II first-person paucal)

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

Curripaco edit

Prefix edit


  1. second person singular agent marker

References edit

  • Swintha Danielsen, Tania Granadillo, Agreement in two Arawak languages, in The Typology of Semantic Alignment (edited by Mark Donohue, Søren Wichmann) (2008, →ISBN, page 398

Ojibwe edit

Preverb edit


  1. Alternative form of bi- (when not in word initial position)
    Gaawiin ganage gii-pi-izhaasiin.
    He really didn't come.

Taos edit

Pronunciation edit

Prefix edit


  1. (transitive) first-person singular subject + third-person inverse number object

Prefix edit


  1. (formative) inverse number object prefix (on verbs with plural subjects) (compare the pę- allomorph)

Alternative forms edit

Derived terms edit

Tocharian B edit

Verb edit


  1. to sing