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    Possessive Suffixes on Nouns

    Hebrew often uses a suffix at the end of a noun to indicate ownership. There are twenty different suffixes: ten for singular nouns and ten more for plural nouns.

    Possessive Suffixes Attached to Nouns in Singular form

    my (f.s.)

    yiX

    my (m.s.)

    your (f.s.)

    %eX

    ^.X

    your (m.s.)

    her (f.s.)

    H'X

    AX

    his (m.s.)

    our (f.pl.)

    WneX

    our (m.pl.)

    your (f.pl.)

    !,k.X

    ~,k.X

    your (m.pl.)

    their (f.pl.)

    !'X

    ~'X

    their (m.pl.)

    Example: Singular Noun = "song" = ryiv

    my (f.s.) song

    yiryiv

    my (m.s.) song

    your (f.s.) song

    %eryiv

    ^.ryiv

    your (m.s.) song

    her (f.s.) song

    H'ryiv

    Aryiv

    his (m.s.) song

    our (f.pl.) song

    Wneryiv

    our (m.pl.) song

    your (f.pl.) song

    !,k.ryiv

    ~,k.ryiv

    your (m.pl.) song

    their (f.pl.) song

    !'ryiv

    ~'ryiv

    their (m.pl.) song




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    Possessive Suffixes on Nouns (cont'd)

    Possessive Suffixes Attached to Nouns in Plural form

    my (f.s.)

    y;X

    my (m.s.)

    your (f.s.)

    %iy;X

    ^y,X

    your (m.s.)

    her (f.s.)

    'hy,X

    wy'X

    his (m.s.)

    our (f.pl.)

    WnyeX

    our (m.pl.)

    your (f.pl.)

    !,kyeX

    ~,kyeX

    your (m.pl.)

    their (f.pl.)

    !,hyeX

    ~,hyeX

    their (m.pl.)

    Example: Plural Noun = "songs" = ~yiryiv

    my (f.s.) songs

    y;ryiv

    my (m.s.) songs

    your (f.s.) songs

    %iy;ryiv

    ^y,ryiv

    your (m.s.) songs

    her (f.s.) songs

    'hy,ryiv

    wy'ryiv

    his (m.s.) songs

    our (f.pl.) songs

    Wnyeryiv

    our (m.pl.) songs

    your (f.pl.) songs

    !,kyeryiv

    ~,kyeryiv

    your (m.pl.) songs

    their (f.pl.) songs

    !,hyeryiv

    ~,hyeryiv

    their (m.pl.) songs




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