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and demonstratives
This public article was written by Yrieix Groulx, and last updated on 28 Jul 2017, 23:25. Editing of this article is shared with Argeyaz Bay.

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These are the personal pronouns that Ridley added, plus the 1P one that I added:

1st izewz
2nd qeqir
3rd wuvo

Sooo, like... should they have gender? would they inflect like regular nouns? (except for number, obviously)
Also what about relative pronouns? Interrogative? I have no idea what I want to do with questions

If they decline reguarlarly, it could look something like this:

(maybe swap out the Vw in locative for just u in words ending in a consonant, since the vowel itself carries no meaning in pronouns)


I'm thinking there could be only one set of demonstratives (that can be reconstructed, anyway) with no contrast between distal and proximal. I'm thinking:

Going into Classical Algaz, the adposition *yor "far from" will be recycled as "there", then both ti and yor will be suffixed with (ʔ)i to create distal and proximal demonstratives. These would become si and yarı in modern Algaz, with i surviving as an article for proper nouns.
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on 28/07/17 23:25+615Yrieix Groulxadded demonstrative thoughts
on 11/07/17 00:000Yrieix Groulxfixed header
on 10/07/17 23:59+865Yrieix Groulxdeclined pronouns
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