Spelling East Cree (Southern) – Syllabic Finals

(h) in the locative suffix

In the locative marker for nouns and particles is used before . Note that not all particles of location use ᐦᒡ.

(h) is used (h) is not used
ᐅᑖᐦᒡ ᑖᐅᒡ
ᐲᐦᑕᑲᒥᐦᒡ ᑌᑖᐅᒡ
ᓂᑖᒥᐦᒡ ᑎᐱᔥᑯᒡ
ᐊᑳᒥᐦᒡ ᒋᔥᑑᒡ
ᒫᒥᐦᒡ ᓯᓲᒡ / ᔑᔓᒡ
ᓃᑳᓂᐦᒡ ᒧᔥᑎᐦᑕᒡ
ᐃᔥᐱᒥᐦᒡ ᐅᔅᑎᑖᑯᓂᒡ
Locative Non-locative
ᓰᐲᐦᒡ ᓰᐲ
ᓵᑲᐦᐄᑲᓂᐦᒡ ᓵᑲᐦᐄᑲᓐ
ᐲᓯᒧᐦᒡ ᐲᓯᒻ
ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᐱᐦᒡ ᒦᒋᐧᐋᐦᑉ
ᒣᔅᑲᓈᐦᒡ ᒣᔅᑲᓈᐤ or ᒣᔅᑲᓅ
ᑌᐦᑕᐳᐧᐃᓂᐦᒡ ᑌᐦᑕᐳᐧᐃᓐ
ᐧᐊᒌᐦᒡ ᐧᐊᒌ
ᒦᒋᓲᓈᐦᑎᑯᐦᒡ ᒦᒋᓲᓈᐦᑎᒄ
ᒪᓯᓇᐦᐄᑲᓂᐦᒡ ᒪᓯᓇᐦᐄᑲᓐ

Note that another ending which sounds exactly like the locative can be added to nouns for people and animals. This is the simulative suffix and it is translated as ‘like a …’.

ᓈᐯᐤ man ᓈᐯᐦᒡ like a man
ᐊᑎᒻ dog ᐊᑎᒧᐦᒡ like a dog

See also: Spelling East Cree – Northern Dialect – Locative suffix