By Ferdinand Hahn
Urao language has been a long-felt wish; the govt officer, the planter and the missionary, all alike have inquired after it. In 1874 the Revd. O, Flex, then of the German Evangelical Lutheran challenge, Choa Nagpur, ready a small grammatical primer, anu advent to the Uraun language, which was once revealed and released less than the auspices of theB engal executive; however it has been out of print for a few years. as a result of this the govt of Bengal, on the example of Dr. Grierson, C.I.E., who's entrusted with a basic survey of Indian languages, have asked the author of the current quantity to revise Mr. Flex sG rammar within the curiosity of the general public. In project this type of revision it was once quickly came upon that it was once completely essential to organize a piece, in line with the rules on which different Dravidian Grammars were written, and written with a view of supporting the scholar to obtain not just the outlines of the grammatical development of the UraO language, yet to get an perception additionally into its idiom and spirit. I gratefully recognize, in spite of the fact that, the assistance derived fromM r. Flex sI ntroduction within the guidance of my Boirukh Grammar, and need to say additionally with gratitude the convenience derived from the learn of the lateR evd. E. Droese sI ntroduction to theM alto language, which latter is so heavily attached with Urao1.
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CHAPTER V. PRONOUNS. 1. Personal Pronoun, A. Case signs. 29. Strictly speaking, the personal pronoun of the Kurukh language has only two persons, first and second, the personal pronoun third person being really the demonstrative pronoun, thus as her as, dr kerar, means not exactly, he went, they went, but rather, that one, those ones went. The declension of the pronoun is similar to that of the noun, with the following deviations in the first and second person. The nominative singular is not the stem of the pronoun, the stem 1.
Below 32 [ declension of the proximate is & 33. given : Singular. Feminine, Masculine. N. ts, this (man). G. ts D. ts ge, Ace. fsm, this. Abl. /fwfr-. idigahi, of this idige, to this to this. idin, this from uti, isintt, this. *dti, idintl, by, through this, idtri, tru, by Loc. Is nu, (woman) (neuter being) id, this, gahi, of this. Is tfri, ^rd, Neuter. from this,, through, this Idnu, inu, in this in this. Plural. Masculine, N. Ir, these Feminine. these (men), (women). G. Irgahi, of these D. irge, to these ibrage, to these Ace.
Reflexive pronoun. PluraL Singular. tdn, ona self, one's own. & mmhai, yours, your own. t&m, themselves. your. , 60 & 60. ] P. Interrogative pronouns Ne and words derived from. who, which? whose ? whose ? Ekd, who, which ? Ekdortas, ekdortl, who? Ekdtard, whither? Ekdsti, wherefiom Ekayd, where ? Eksan, where Endr, what? Endr Endr ? why? ge, Endrd, what like ? what ? what Ekda, what, which Ebagge, Ekdnu, how many, much ? how many, much? how many, much? how? how? Ekattl, from what lekhd, Eodd, Ekdise, Ekanns G.