How to use the indefinite article in Mohawk

How to use the indefinite article in Mohawk

You want to learn how to use the indefinite article in Mohawk? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Mohawk lessons complete with useful examples. An apple, a house, a book... we explain it all to you in short, easy to follow lessons.

The Mohawk indefinite article

The indefinite article is what we call the words 'a' and 'an' in English. The English indefinite article 'a' does not exist in Mohawk. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered indefinite without the need for a specific word to show this.


a table
a month
a dog
a family
a week
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About Mohawk

About Mohawk

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

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Basic words and phrases in Mohawk

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

ne kahwátsire
the family
ne atekhwára
the table
ne ónkwe
the person
tsi yekhonnyàtha
the kitchen
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Step 3 : The indefinite article in Mohawk

The indefinite article is what we call the word a in English. The indefinite article is used with nouns in English (a book, a chair, a door etc.). To get started in Mohawk, pick just 3 important nouns. We suggest you learn the nouns kahyatónhsera, anitskwàra and kahnhóha (book, chair, door). Once you have learned these nouns, you can then learn how to use each noun with the indefinite article. This is easy in Mohawk, because in Mohawk, there is no indefinite article. So the word kahyatónhsera can mean book or a book, the word anitskwàra can mean chair or a chair and the word kahnhóha can mean door or a door. You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the indefinite article in Mohawk including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the indefinite article with the Mohawk nouns kahyatónhsera, anitskwàra and kahnhóha, you're ready to move on to Step 4 (the definite article in Mohawk).

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