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1. t we (group or groups of we)
2. mp he
     nt they (group or groups of ‘he’)
Number is not marked either in adjectives or in verbs.

1. thrà c ñonà
flower that red that flower (is) red
thrà cá ñonà
flower that pl. red those flowers (are) red
2. n nts ró-chò I came yesterday
I-nom yesterday come-past
-nà nts ró-chò
we-nom yesterday come-past  we came yesterday

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Lotha makes use of remote demonstrative pronoun c¢ for definite and cardinal numeral for ‘one’ for indefinite article. In Lotha, proper nouns do not take an article.


Examples (Definite article)
1. árò c the child
   child the
2. árò cá the children
   child the pl.
3. frò c the dog
   dog the
   frò cá the dogs
   dog that pl.
In phrases, article is added to the whole noun phrase and not to the noun concerned.

1. árò r c¢ the small child
child small the
2. f mhm c the good dog
dog good the
As said earlier, it is to be noted that c¢ functions as definite article as well as demonstrative adjective.

Examples (Indefinite article)
1. kákò mótsà a book
    book a
2. f mótsà a dog
    dog a
In phrases, like definite article, indefinite article is also added to the whole noun phrase and not to the noun.

1. kákò mhm mótsà  a good book
    book good a
2. trìv mótsà a small house
    house small a
3. kyón mhm mótsà a good man
    man good a
  Pronoun :
  A pronoun is a word which is used in place of nouns and it can take a number marker, gender marker and case marker (see-3.2). A Pronoun does not take an article. Pronoun can be used in all persons whereas a noun is always used in the third person.







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