Conjunctions

Conjunctions are a closed class of words which are used to join phrases or clauses together.

Phrase-level Conjunctions

These conjunctions are used to join words or phrases. They are enclitics on the second and subsequent nouns.

-ta t and

-sija Sj or

Clause-level Conjunctions

These conjunctions are used to join clauses or sentences. They are used as independent words.

Coordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating conjunctions are used to separate two matrix clauses. They are placed at the beginning of the second clause.

qu A and

nuki IK or

pada pd and then

Subordinating Conjunctions

Subordinating conjunctions are used to introduce a dependent clause. See the section on subordinate clauses for syntactical information.

surra if

daru’i because

gi’a Ga that is

gi’ika Gik in order to

ma when

rika and thus

haru hw while

fati fT enough to