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§§ 65. 66.
— 46 —

written ܢܝ, though confusion between it and the object-suffix: Masc. after ܐ: ܩܳܥܷܝܢ = ܩܳܥܷܐ ܐ̄ܢܳܐ "I call"; ܡܱܘܕܶܝܢ, ܡܚܰܘܷܝܢܝ "I point out", &c.[1]: Fem. ܥܴܒܪܴܢܝ = ܥܴܒܪܴܐ ܐ̄ܢܳܐ "I pass over"; ܐܴܡܪܴܢܝ "I say"; ܡܷܣܬܱܪܕܳܢ݂ܝ "I am alarmed", ܒܳܥܝܳܢ "I wish", ܡܓܰܙܝܴܢܝ "I am forsaken".

Possessive suffixes. § 65.(b) Suffixed personal pronouns.

Possessive suffixes.
Singular. 1. pers. ܝ (§ 50 A) "my"
2. pers. m. ◌ܳ​‍ܟ݂ and after vowels ܟ݂ "thy"
f. ◌ܶ​‍ܟ݂ܝ ܟ݂ܝ "thy"
3. pers. m. ◌ܶ​‍ܗ ܗ̄ܝ "his"
f. ◌ܳ​‍ܗܿ ܗܿ "her"
Plural. 1. pers. ◌ܰ​‍ܢ ܢ "our"
2. pers. m. ܟ݂ܘܿܢ "your"
f. ܟ݂ܶܝܢ "your"
3. pers. m. ܗܘܿܢ "their"
f. ܗܶܝܢ "their"

Object suffixes. § 66.

Object suffixes.
Singular. 1. pers. ◌ܰ​‍ܢܝ and after vowels ◌​‍ܢܝ "me"
2. pers. m. ◌ܳ​‍ܟ݂ ܟ݂ "thee"
f. ◌​‍ܟ݂ܝ ◌ܳ​‍ܟ݂ܝ "thee"
3. pers. m. ◌ܶ​‍ܗ ܗ̄ܝ, ܝܗ̄ܝ, and ܘܗ̄ܝ (§ 50 A) "him"
f. ◌ܳ​‍ܗܿ ◌​‍ܗܿ "her"
Plural. 1, pers. ◌ܰ​‍ܢ ◌​‍ܢ "us"
2. pers. m. ܟ݂ܘܿܢ "you"
f. ◌​‍ܟ݂ܝ "you"
3. pers. m.
The enclitics <span lang="syc-Syrj
" xml:lang="syc-Syrj
" dir="rtl" class="syc">ܐܷܢܘܿܢ‎, <span lang="syc-Syrj
" xml:lang="syc-Syrj
" dir="rtl" class="syc">ܐܷܢܷܝܢ‎ serve instead of suffixes for the
3rd pers. pl. (§ 63).
f.

For the method of attachment of the Possessive Suffixes, v. §§ 69, 145, 149, 157, 199; and for that of the Object- or Verbal-suffixes v. § 184 sqq.


  1. Masculine forms from strong roots are very rare.