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Noun suffixes in Sarian
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Denoting possession and case
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1. Cases
Nouns in Sarian can carry multiple suffixes to mark person (possession) and case.

The personal suffix, when applicable, come before the case suffix.

1SG se - -s
2SG fe - -u (-(u)v- when followed by case suffix)
3SG je - -i (-(e)j- when followed by case suffix)
1PE sem - -asm
1PI us - -esm
2PL fem - -um
3PL is - -im

The case suffix, when applicable, comes word finally. A list of case suffixes can be found in the article Cases, or in the grammar tables.

Examples

matem
matem
'mother'

matemu
matem-u
mother-2SG

'your (sg) mother'

matemum
matem-u-m
mother-2SG-DAT

'(to) your mother'

matemuvauta
matem-uv-auta
mother-2SG-CAU

'because of your mother'

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ramo
ramo
'arm'

ramoi
ramo-i
arm-3SG

'his/her arm'

ramojum
ramo-j-um
arm-3SG-SUBE

'under his/her arm'
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