Singular and Plural Nouns

Some animate nouns (people and animals) have a plural form by adding –ee or –ëë. Body parts, plants, objects, and ideas do not have a plural form.

 

Singular and plural nouns
  Singular Plural  
-ee batuu batuee father-in-law
  waru waree fish type
-ëë bötölï bötölëë male goat
  böꞌdü böꞌdëë hog, pig
  kaliki elbow
  nduma grass
  gboo fence
  mini water
  ꞌbii sleep