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There is no dative case. Prepositional phrases are always employed for these constructions.
The Worker brought him the rock [The Worker it brought the rock to him]: om’zei|⇆ fa’faot|↻ ka’zi| ya| ma’a| ||
Ask him if he knows her [Ask to him ask if he knows her]: !two|¡ ya| ma’a| two| ↻ jei| ma’preivo| ↻ ta’a| ||
OR another permissible word order: Ask if he knows her to him: !two|¡ ↻ jei| ma’preivo| ↻ ta’a| ya| ma’a| ||
SUBORDINATE CONJUNCTIONS, RELATIVE PRONOUNS
That, Which, Who
In English the word“that” can be a subordinate conjunction or a relative pronoun that lacks case forms. “Which” is a relative pronoun that also has no case forms, but it can be used in the possessive sense by saying “of which.” “Who” is a relative pronoun that has cases: nominative (“who”), objective (“whom”), and possessive(“whose”).
That (subordinate conjunction): tu|
Never omitted as is done often in English. The subordinate clause is handled as a direct object in these examples.
I will tell them that he died [To them I will tell that he died]: ya| shfa’a| sho’u’galto| ↻ tu| ma’weiot| || [This also presents another example of the indirect object.]
I predict that they will return soon: sho’a’nei’galto|↻ tu| shfa’u’timo| gli’il| ||
Other subordinate conjunctions (although [a’weit|], because [i’fi|], until [sa|], while [zos’a|], etc.) are handled exactly like tu|.
I have the stone that [which] broke: sho’tai|↻ ka’zi vi| fai’vakot| ||
They do not want to move the stones, which are very large: shfa’laio| wei|⇅veimo| ↻ shka’zi| vi| shshe| ↳da’no’no| ||
It is the one who died: fash|↻kwi’sho’zei| vi| fa’weiot| ||
The rock that I saw was large [That I saw rock was large:] vi| sho’teiot| ka’zi|⇆ shet|↳ da’no| ||
That Worker is the person whom I know: ku’o| om’zei| ⇆ fash|↻ kwi’sho’zei| vi| sho’preivo| ||
[In the case of “to be,” vi| is considered a specified subject and the verb’s pronominal prefix may be omitted, as in the example above: “which are very large” (vi| shshe| [not shfa’she] ↳ da’no’no|)]
Whom (variant objective case): vik|
Used for objects of prepositions and for forming possessives. Interrogative use of “whom” will be treat elsewhere.
Object of preposition
That Worker is the person with whom I came: ku’o| om’zei| ⇆ fash|↻ kwi’sho’zei| o| vik| sho’krovot| ||
The Alate to whom I gave the fungus is that one there [To whom I gave the fungus Alate [he] is that one there]: ya| vik| sho’vaiot|↻ wi| yo’a’zei| ⇆ ma’she| ↻ ku’o’zei| i’tha| ||
Possessive use (whose, of whom, of which): ki’vik|
The Alate whose wings are dull cannot serve the Mother [Of whom wings are dull alate cannot serve Mother]: ki’vik| shtuk’zei| ⇆ shshe| ↳ wei’mor| yo’a’zei| ⇆ fa’paho| wei|⇅ reigo| ↻ ma’na’ta| ||
We cast out those whose work is done badly: shsho’gar’shaio|↻ shku’o’zei| ki’vik| om’zi| ⇆ she|↳ da’shu| a’thel’il| ||