idi2 generic plural marker for human referents

Part of Speech quantifier
Phonetic Form iⁿdi
Tanema Equivalent deli, deili
Lovono Equivalent nili
    • generic plural marker for human referents
      • Gram
    • Syntactic Restriction + Noun or Modifier
      (Part of) Synonym (for)
      • Example 868:
        idi bworo
        Black people
      • Example 869:
        idi abia ne kulumoe
        everyone in the village
      • Example 870:
        idi wopine
        great men, dignitaries
      • Example 871:
        I-ovei pe i-vete piene samame idi mwaliko.
        They were not exactly gods: they were able to communicate with humans.
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  • Heterosemes:
    • idi1 ‘people’, ‘one’, ‘they’: 3rd plural impersonal pronoun for human referents / humans, as opp. to spirits or animals