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Thus— evari nange patka, they brought me mraka aka fruits, trees tatteri and leaves nanu ledkawa, kawangawa neskawa paitee I shot eagles, crows and dogs, tanzi zakke, talli zakke, tail zakke wateri father, mother and brother came. himbori inzihi arna inzihi ranta inzihi higai inzatesi he told me, that he will give me cloth, corn and food. hauta inzaha tromba inzaha dihera inzaha pezeni wateri the nayudu, the priestess came. priest, the astrologer and the 87 There a exists between difFerence inzaha, which must be well inzihi remembered.

The Dative affixes taki> 1. N. neroini Cr. neromi D. O. ni- Example, Plural, Singular, ! mikani the (ti) (ti) t(j 44 Example. 2. Plural, Singular. N. nomeri Gr. nomeri (ti) of nomerika of D. nomeritaki to nomerikaki to O. nomeriti nomerikani the tlie fever (ni) the nomerika the fevers RULES FOR THE FORMATION OF THE PLURAL. Nouns ending in lu, H, ru, ri, su, si, dUs di form their phiral by omitting the the singular and affixing ka mu, nu, final ni, vowel of to the root. Examples. PluraL Singular.

Ti- na kejuti norhee I washed my hand e mranuti or (mranui) I cut down The form ending that tree. in ti is more used than that ending in ni. b. by adding i which may change the preceding consonant or vowel. Thus— kokasi a evasi he who boy kokanai mestee I evanai panditesi he I Eamunai or Eamuti hatitee I called minzitee The Vocative 4. a. I case by adding di iii is formed kokadi him Ramudu took the house. in four ways. the singular and deri in the plural to the root of the noun. kokasi sent worship Jesus Jesui zohorkii illuti saw a boy the boy boy !

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