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hundreds eight times, the sum above the hundreds seven tens (or seven times ten), the sum above the tens six. Other shorter examples: Eleven, san̈avul tuwale o numeī tuwale; i. e. ten, one, the unit above, one. Thirty, san̈avul tol, tens three. Thirty-three: san̈avul tol o numei nitol; 106, melnol vatuwale o avaviu laveatea; i. e. hundred once, the sum above, six.


1. Personal Pronouns.

Singular: 1. Inau, nau, na.
2. Iniko, ko, ka.
3. Ineia neia, ia, a, ni.
Dual: 1. Ikara, kara, exclusive.
Inara, nara, inclusive.
2. Ikamurua, kamurua, kamrua.
3. Irarua, rarua, irara, rara.
Trial: 1. Ikatol, katol, exclusive.
Inatol, natol, inclusive.
2. Ikamtol, kamtol.
3. Iratol, ratol.
Plural: 1. Ikamam, kamam, exclusive.
Inina, nina, inclusive.
2. Ikamiu, kamiu, kam.
3. Ineira, neira, ira, ra.

The personal article i in these Pronouns is used or disused at pleasure.

The exclusive and inclusive forms of the first person are used when the speaker excludes or includes the person or persons to whom he is speaking; 'You and I,' is nara, 'He and I' is kara.

1. The short form na in the first person is used only before, never after a verb. It is used indifferently, with nau, in direct indicative sentences, but is alone correct in