You want to learn how to use the plural in Cree? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Cree lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Cree.
The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. In Cree, animate nouns generally form the plural with the ending '-ak'. Inanimate nouns on the other hand generally form the plural with the ending '-a'.
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The plural is important in Cree when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns masinahikan, and (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are masinahikana, tēhtapiwina and iskwāhtēma. Now learn how to use each of these Cree plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are masinahikana, tēhtapiwina and iskwāhtēma (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Cree plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of masinahikan, and , you can move on to Step 6 (Cree demonstrative pronouns).
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