Grammar » 31 » Mine, Yours, Theirs


To express these concepts in Inuktut, we take the possessive endings that we learned in the previous lesson and add the prefix pi-:

Una piga. It's mine.
Una piit. It's yours.
Una pinga. It's his/hers.
Una pingat. It's theirs.


Dual forms (These are slightly irregular)

Taakkua piikka. Those two things are mine.
Taakkua piikkik. Those two things are yours.
Taakkua pingik. Those two things are his/hers/theirs


Plural forms:

Taakkua pikka. Those are mine.
Taakkua pitit. Those are yours.
Taakkua pingit. Those are his/hers/theirs.