Nouns with Locative inflection

Observation
ᐊᔥᑐᑎᓐ Click here to hear this word ashtutin a hat
ᐊᔥᑐᑎᓂᐦᒡ Click here to hear this word ashtutinihch in a hat

In the above example, the word astutin bears a suffix -ihch, when we want to talk about a place / location. This is called the LOCATIVE suffix.

The locative suffix is -ihch.

ᐱᔨᒌᔅ Click here to hear this word piyichiis a pair of pants
ᐱᔨᒌᓯᐦᒡ Click here to hear this word piyichiisihch in a pair of pants
ᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓐ Click here to hear this word waaskaahiikin a house
ᐧᐋᔅᑳᐦᐄᑭᓂᐦᒡ Click here to hear this word waaskaahiikinihch in a house

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See Paradigm Tables and Stem Shapes for more examples of how various nouns inflect for number, gender, obviative and locative.

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