Tibetan/Nouns

Ming tshig

Here we have the declesion of the noun house (Nang)

Cases Singular Plural
Nominative Nang Nang tsh'o
Genitive Nang gi Nang tsho i
Dative Nang la Nang tsho i
Accusative Nang Nang tsh'o
Locative Nang la Nang tsho i
Agentive Nang gi Nang tsho i
Ablative Nang ne Nang tsho ne

Genitive CaseEdit

The last sound of the noun determines the genitive suffix. The following rules determine the appropiate suffixes:

Last sound Suffix
-'a -'i
-g or -ng -gi
-n, -m, -r or -l -gyi
-d, -b or -s -kyi

Agentive CaseEdit

The rules for which suffix to use are as follows;

Last sound Suffix
-'a -s
-g or -ng -gis
-n, -m, -r or -l -gyis or -kyis