The Salish Object Forms

  title={The Salish Object Forms},
  author={Stanley S. Newman},
  journal={International Journal of American Linguistics},
  pages={299 - 308}
  • Stanley S. Newman
  • Published 1 October 1979
  • Linguistics
  • International Journal of American Linguistics
1. Like other pronominal paradigms in Salish, the object pronouns differentiated three persons in two numbers but lacked a distinctive form for the third-person plural.2 All daughter languages exhibit these structural characteristics of the Proto-Salish system. As in the other paradigms, again, some daughters make no distinction of number in the third-person object, while others mark the third plural with a pluralizing morpheme-a reduplicative, infix, suffix, or a combination of these devices… 
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