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Re: 1st person plural we and its forms

From:Matthew Butt <m.butt@...>
Date:Monday, July 15, 2002, 11:46
bac distinguishes:

sot-i; we ( the speaker and those on whose behalf the speaker speaks )
sotwer/sper-me and you; we ( inclusive )
sotlic/solc-me and her/him/it/them ( exclusive )
sotwerlic/spelc-me, you and them

it also has:
wer-you ( singular or for a group of addressees )
werlic/welc-you ( addressee(s) and others not present )

all are available in various numbers.

-----Original Message-----
One of my 'minor' conlangs, Gabwe, has 6 pronouns, four of which are

EK = me
GUR' = exclusive we (me+them)
HIB = inclusive we (me+you)
TUY = all-inclusive we (me+you+them)

(the other two were the number-indeterminate YAW (you) and DA (them))