Datapoint Khasi / Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns

Language:Khasi
Feature:Politeness Distinctions in Pronouns by Johannes Helmbrecht
Value:Binary politeness distinction

Examples

Sentence 2080:

ma-phi

2nd sg.

- ma-phi like the English you is used in addressing a

single individual

mé, phá

2nd sg. fam.

- these pronouns are used between intimate friends,

members of a family, or by a superior to an inferior

person, like the French tu

References