How to form the plural in Lakota

How to form the plural in Lakota

You want to learn how to use the plural in Lakota? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Lakota lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Lakota.

Lakota nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. Unlike English, nouns in Lakota generally have the same form in both the singular and the plural.

Examples

thípi
houses
wówapi
books
wicáša
men
hokšíla
boys
thiyópa
doors
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About Lakota

About Lakota

The name for the language in Lakota is Lakȟótiyapi. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Lakota would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Lakota

Learn to get by in Lakota with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Lakota phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Hau!
Hello !
Taŋyáŋ yahí !
Welcome !
Tókhel yaúŋka he ?
How are you doing ?
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Step 5 : The plural in Lakota

The plural is important in Lakota when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns wówapi, oákaŋke and thiyópa (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. This is easy in Lakota, because in Lakota, the plural is usually the same form as the singular. You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Lakota plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of wówapi, oákaŋke and thiyópa, you can move on to Step 6 (Lakota demonstrative pronouns).

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