"My" in solar class, and a possible mistake


I've been invested in this course for a past few days, and I have two questions that I'm not very clear on.

  1. In solar class, is the are the nominative singular and plural forms of "my" 'ñuhys' and 'ñuhyz', respectively? I'm assuming they are, but I've only seen 'ñuhys' used once (as far as I've got into the course), while I've seen 'ñuhyz' used a lot more often.

  2. Isn't there a mistake in this sentence (Lesson 1, Aquatic Class)? Riña kastor embar iotāptes. Shouldn't the 'kastor embar' be in the accusative case here, or am I missing something? It's been 'embri' in all further occurrences of similar sentences.

Thank you all in advance.

July 18, 2017


I think the possessives follow the class 1 chart here:

That being so, the plural indicates both -ys and -yz can occur. Note 7 explains when: " The form is kastyz before a vowel, or a voiced consonant."

Perhaps note 7 can be modified for ñuha in the solar plural as "The form is [ñuhyz] before a vowel, or a voiced consonant."

[I could be wrong. The pronoun page itself is here: Between these two pages and Duolingo you have as much information as I have.]

For 2. I think you're right. It will hopefully be reported and corrected soon. The declension chart is here:
I've reported a few slips like this when I have spotted them, which won't have been all the time.

July 18, 2017

Thanks, especially for that noun declension table. Some things are MUCH clearer to me now. :D

July 19, 2017

1 - the z ending is used when it proceeds a word starting with a vowel...I'm not sure how strictly that's followed though.

2 - Yeah, that should be kastor embri. I've found a surprisingly large number of accusative/nominative issues throughout the lessons. It's making me spend a good amount of time learning the declensions so I can help to find the errors and get them corrected. It's a pretty fun exercise if a bit frustrating. The course was put together really quickly so I think it is to be expected.

July 18, 2017

Kirimvose. :)

July 19, 2017

You're welcome. Make sure to report any other errors you find. That's what beta is all about :)

July 19, 2017
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