Number in Kiowa: Nouns, Demonstratives, and Adjectives

  title={Number in Kiowa: Nouns, Demonstratives, and Adjectives},
  author={William L. Wonderly and Lorna F. Gibson and Paul L. Kirk},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={1 - 7}
0. Kiowa has a complex system of number contrasts, in which the suffix {go} marks plural in some nouns, singular in others, singular and plural in a few others, and is absent in still others. Verbs and certain other classes show contrasts in number that are partially correlated with those in the nouns; thus an analysis of the number system is relevant to the treatment of much of Kiowa grammatical structure. In our treatment' of Kiowa, we assign 
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