Datapoint Kongo / The Associative Plural

Feature:The Associative Plural by Michael Daniel and Edith Moravcsik
Value:Unique periphrastic associative plural


“The twentieth derivative is formed by applying the particle or prefixaki to the name of a person when he is spoken of, and all who are with him. Where the friends and companions only (apart from the person himself) are spoken of,akwa (the people of) would be used”

Aki Makitu alueka.

‘Makitu and his people have come.’