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G8 AN AUSTRALIAN LANGUAGE.

Dual pronouns are : —

Norn. — (1) Ngalli, 'thou and I'; (2) ngcan-ugalligunna, 'ho and I'; (3) ngindubula, 'you two'; (4) ngainbula, 'they two'; (5) bulagual, 'the other two'; (6) nginnabula, 'these two'; (7) ngilla bula, 'those two'; (8) ngalliguyuu- ganba, ' our two selves.'

Ofthese, the inflexions of (3) are: — ^^7e?^.,ngindubulagu; dat. (heal), nginyunda bulagu ; o£ (4) : — ffen. anddaf.^ ugaggu- wanbulagu; ace, ngannainbula; ahlaiives, ugainbulabar, ('about'); ngaddainbuladi ('from'); ngannainbulaga, ('in'); the inflexions of (8) are: — gen., guyungangalligin- bul ; fl'a^., ngalligingunnabul ; «c<?., ngallibulguyungan; all., ngalligingunnabuli ('from').

'Reflexive pronouns are : —

Ngadduguyunganbul,'Imyself '; nginduguyunganbul,

  • thou thyself ; gulaguinguyunganbul, ' he himself '; nga-

lliguyunganbul, 'we (two) ourselves'; ngeanniginya- ngagul, ' we ourselves.'

Possessive Pronouns are : —

Ngaddiguyu Qgan, 'my own'; ngiunuguyungan, 'thy own'; gulaguinguyungan, ' his own'; ngeannigirnindin- guyungan, 'our own'; nginnugirninguyungan, 'your own'; ngaggualanindin, ' their own.'

Demonstratives are : —

Nginna, nganna, ngunnalla, nilla, dilla, 'this here'; ngaggualla, 'that one'; ngaggu, ' that.' The declension is: — nom., uginna; gen., nginnagu, nginnalagu, 'belonging to this'; dat. (local), nginni, 'to this place'; ace, nginna, 'this'; ablatives, ngirinal-la (-da), 'at this,' nginnal-li (-di), 'from this'; nginnadurai, ' with this.'

Indefinite pii'onouns are : —

Ngunbaimarrang, 'some'; gulbir, 'partof, 'some'; ngun- bai, 'one'; ngunbaigual, 'another'; -gual (apostfix) 'other'; biambu], 'all,' 'the whole'; bianggallambul, ' all,' ' every- body'; minyam-minyambul, 'everything'; bulagual, 'the other two'; murrimurrri, ' each.' .

All the pronouns on this page are declined like nouns.

Interrogatives are : —

iVbw. l.,ngandi, ' who (is)'? «o?n. 2., ngandu ' wl'.o (does)'? gen., ngangu, 'whose'? dat., ngandigu, 'to or for whom'? nganngun (local); ablatives, ngangundi, 'from whom'? ngangundi birandi, ' away from whom ' ? ngangundidurai, 'with whom'? ngangundila, 'from whom'? ugangurgu, ' towards whom ' ?

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