https://www.duolingo.com/FedeCtes88

Ñuho, Ñuhyz, Ñuhi...when and how does this works?

Rytsas! So I have quite a deal trying to figurate out which is which and when are they applied....could you guys and girls help me on this? Kirimvose in advance!

August 16, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/OliverBens1

I recommend getting a notepad and a pen because this is one of the hardest parts of High Valyrian. So basically, in High Valyrian, every noun, adjective, verb, possessive, etc, change depending on whether the word is singular or plural, what case the noun is (e.g. nominative or accusative etc), and what gender class the word is in.

I had the same difficulty as you. What did I do? I made a new account, started the tree from the beginning, and wrote every word down, and its' translation and class.

The other thing to do is look at the wiki. There you can find any word and find the different endings. This comes especially useful for nouns, verbs, and adjectives.

I know this doesn't quite answer your question, but I hope it was useful.

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/MadLatinist

@OliverBens1: Ah, I did wonder why you seemed to have two accounts!

@FedeCtes88: the wiki to which Oliver refers is wiki.dothraki.org, and if you want to know specifically about the different forms of ñuha, see [[High Valyrian Adjectives#Class I]].

August 16, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/FedeCtes88

ohhh yes! thank you so much guys! drējī kostōbe iksāt!

August 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/OliverBens6

To give you a bit more help, here's what I've got written down in my notepad:

Lunar Class:

  1. Ñuha - My (Nominative Singular).
  2. Ñuhi - My (Nominative Plural).
  3. Ñuhe - My (Accusative Singular)
  4. Ñuhii - My (Accusative Plural).

Solar Class:

  1. Ñuhyz/Ñuhys* - My (Nominative Singular)
  2. Ñuhi - My (Accusative Singular).

*In the Tips & Notes under Solar Class it says: "There is an additional stipulation if a solar plural adjective precedes a "k", "p", "s", or "t". While one would say ñuhyz jentyssy with a z ending, if one wished to say "my days", one would say ñuhys tubissa, with the z becoming an s on account of the following t. The z would, of course, reappear were the order reversed, giving us tubissa ñuhyzy." - so this means if you use "My" before a noun in the solar class that starts with "k", "p", "s", or "t", it will be "Ñuhys", otherwise use "Ñuhyz".

Hope that's useful.

August 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Svt99

I don't get why the classes matter. If you're just talking, why is there a difference between Nuha and Nuhyz/Nuhys? Like, why is it necessary, I still don't know when to use which, either. I didn't think the name of the classes would play a role in all this... It's so confusing.

May 30, 2019
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