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A

(pl. alu)

"AH"

 

IPA: /a/ (pl. /alu/)

Definition:
1) a Yammaninke personal pronoun meaning 'he,' 'she,' 'it,' or 'that' (reflexive when placed before and after a verb)
2) a Yammaninke possessive pronoun meaning 'his,' 'her,' or 'its'
3) a Yammaninke determiner and demonstrative pronoun meaning 'that'

Example Sentences:
A ye ka lakunun yela; she is waking up
I ma a fe; you don’t want that
A ye a fa ka nyinin yela; he is looking for his father
A di suma a ye; she will calm herself down

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Real World Origins:
This word comes from the shared Maninka, Bambara, and Soninke word of the same meaning and pronunciation.

 

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