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5.3.2. Number Concord
puna: lo:n ‘new house’
puna: lo:nk ‘new houses’
bariya: a:ki: ‘big leaf’
bariya´: a:ki: ‘big leaves’
       Here the adjectives take the plural suffix - to show the number concord with the following plural nouns. See also the following examples:
panri:hk puga:hk ‘white flowers’
juna: getla: ‘new clothes’
conna: pan·i: ‘small fruits’
kariya:sk moyo:sk ‘black clouds’
5.3.3. Gender-Number Concord
pa:nra:l ma:nka:l ‘white man’
pa:nra:lo:r ma:nka:lo:r ‘white men’
pa:nri: a: ‘white woman’
pa:nri:sk ‘white women’
       In the above examples the adjectives occur with gender-number suffixes -a:l plus -o:r for masculine, -i: plus -sk for non-masculine to show gender-number concord with the qualifying nouns. Some more examples are given below:
ka:na:lo:r ma:nka:lo:r ‘blind men’
ka:ni:sk a:sk ‘blind boys’
ega:lo:r pe:ko:r ‘tall boys’
ega:sk pe:ki:´ ‘tall girls’
bayra:lo:r pe:ko:r ‘deaf boys’
bayri:sk pe:ki: ‘deaf girls’
       The adjectival concord is also found in the Muria dialect of Baster and in the variety of Gondi as spoken in Betul, Balaghat and Mandla districts of Madhya Pradesh.
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