Tahitian/Possessives

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it's used when the relation between the possessor and the possessed is inalienable or strong. expresses a possession weak active.

Singular[edit | edit source]

  • First person
    • My book – tā'u puta
    • my name – tō'u i'oa
  • Second person
    • Your dog – tā'oe 'urii
    • Your sister – tō'oe tuahine
  • Thirth person
    • His wife – tōna vahine fa'aipoipo
    • her city – tāna 'oire
    • The oar of the raft – te va'a hoe

Plural[edit | edit source]