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ALU

"AH - LOO"

(sing. a)

 

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

Definition:
1) a Yammaninke personal pronoun meaning 'they' or 'them' (reflexive when placed before and after a verb)
2) a Yammaninke possessive pronoun meaning 'their'
3) a Yammaninke determiner and demonstrative pronoun meaning 'those'

Example Sentences:
Alu ye ka lakunun yela; they are waking up
I ma alu fe; you don’t want those
Alu ka kallin alu yela; they are killing themselves

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

 

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