Number can be marked separately from person on the verb

Category
Simple Clauses - Pronouns and person marking
Notes
Verbal person marking exists, but number is (or can) be marked separately

Languages

Language Feature Status Grammatical Notes Source Created By Etymology Notes General Notes Phylogenetic Code
Cahuilla Jane Hill
Cupeño Jane Hill
Luiseño no Jane Hill
Serrano no Jane Hill
Kitanemuk Jane Hill
Kawaiisu Jane Hill
Timbisha no Jane Hill
Western Mono no Jane Hill
Chemehuevi no Jane Hill
Southern Paiute no Jane Hill
Southern Ute no Jane Hill
Shoshone no Jane Hill
Comanche no Jane Hill
Idaho Shoshone no Jane Hill
Northern Paiute no Jane Hill
Gabrielino no Jane Hill
Achagua no Wilson & Levinsohn 1992: 23 Ana Paula Brandao
Resígaro no No person marking, only pronominal clitics. Allin, 1976: 105, 124, 204, 212 Aimee Lawrence
Bare no Aikhenvald, 1995: 27 Ana Paula Brandao
Warekena no Person and number treated together. Aikhenvald, 1998: 293, 357 Ana Paula Brandao
Piapoco yes Can be used with either singular or plural person-markers to express multiple participants. Galindo, 2002: 160 Aimee Lawrence
Yukuna no Shauer & Shauer, 1978: p. 42 Aimee Lawrence
Yavitero no Mosonyi, 1987: 41, 60, 62 Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana no Santos 2006 Ana Paula Brandao, Amanda Meeks
Wayuu no There are several different sets of person markers. The subject markers have suppletive plural forms. The object markers distinguish the three noun classes-masculine, non-masculine, and plural. Mansen & Captain, 2000: p. 798, 801 Aimee Lawrence
Tariana no Person and number are fused in pronouns and cross-referencing prefixes. Aikhenvald, 2003: 122 Aimee Lawrence
Apurinã yes Third person plural looks like it is built from the third-person singular marker, plus another suffix. However, person and plural number are fused in first and second persons. Facundes, 2000: 141 Aimee Lawrence
Asheninka Apurucayali no Payne 1983:2025; Payne 1981 Amanda Meeks
Maipure no Zamponi 2003:37-47 Amanda Meeks
Yanesha' no Duff-Tripp 1997:71-9 Daniel Valle
Kinikinau no info Daniel Valle
Baure no Danielsen 2007:173-7 Daniel Valle
Nanti yes Michael, 2008. p. 267-268 Aimee Lawrence
Paresi yes Rowan and Burgues 1979:75 Daniel Valle
Palikur no Launey 2003 Daniel Smith
Yine no Matteson 1965:72 Daniel Smith
Añun yes Patte 1989:52 Daniel Smith
Bora yes Seifart - 2005:52-56 Amanda Meeks
Makiritare yes Escoriaza 1959:11-14 Amanda Meeks
Makushi no Carson 1982:68 Daniel Smith
Eñepa no Payne 2012 :234-239 Daniel Smith
Pemon no de Armellada 1999:16-25 Daniel Valle
Guna yes =mala clitic may be marked on verb Smith texts Daniel Smith
Naso no Quesada 2000 Daniel Smith
Ika no Frank 1989:21 Daniel Valle
Kogi no info Daniel Valle
Cabecar yes Only number is maked in the verb (person is not) Margery 1985:145-52 Daniel Valle
Guaymí yes The plural marker is an independent word which is the same plural marker used for nouns /tre/ Quesada 2008:99 Daniel Valle
Damana no Daniel Valle
Sikuani yes Queixalós 2000: 575-576 Daniel Smith
Macaguan yes plural prefix pa- for first person Buenaventura - 1993:43-46 Daniel Smith
Aguaruna no Overall 2007:361 Daniel Valle
Northern Emberá yes Actually, only number is marked on the verb Mortensen 1999:76 Daniel Valle Catío
Waorani no info Daniel Valle
Ingá yes There are two plural markers on the verb: /-tʃi/ for first and second person and /-kuna/ for third person Levinson 1974:27 Daniel Valle
Matses no Fleck:445 Daniel Valle
Mapudungun yes Salas 1992, p.115 Daniel Valle
Páez no Jung:74-7 Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano no Parker 1965:23 Daniel Valle
Tikuna no Based on examples. However, it is possible to have the nominal pluralizer suffix attached to the verb in addition to the plural person marker on the verb (Montes 2004b:95) Montes 2005 Daniel Valle
Urarina no Olawsky:459-515 Daniel Valle
Waunana no info Daniel Valle
Andoke no info Kelsey Neely
Puinave no Giron 2008: p206 Mitz Perez, Daniel Valle
Central Aymara yes Huayhua Pari 2001: 128 Shannon Dardis This suffix is not independent (the person marking still has to be on the verb). Also, it can be either optional or obligatory.
Kakua no Bolaños fieldnotes Katherine Bolaños
Kaingang no info Silva 2011 Daniel Smith
Minica Witoto no info Minor and Minor 1982. p.33 Daniel Smith
Hup no Epps 2008 Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Roçado dialect yes number not (usually?) marked on nouns Weir 1984 Katherine Bolaños
Dâw no Martins 2004 Katherine Bolaños
Desano no Miller 1999, p.63-75 Chris Clack
Cubeo no Amanda Novak
Kotiria no Stenzel 2004 Amanda Novak
Makuna yes Smothermon & Smothermon 1993, p.45-47 Chris Clack
Koreguaje no Cook & Criswell 1993, p.53 Chris Clack
Barasano no Jones & Jones 1991,p.107-111 Chris Clack
Tanimuca no Strom 1992,p.114-117 Chris Clack
Siona yes Plural number can be marked seperately. Wheeler - 1987:124-133 Amanda Meeks
Tukano no West and Welch 2004 Kelsey Neely no evidence for this
Yanomami yes number is often marked with a separate clitic that can either come directly after the person marking clitic, or sometimes occurs as a suffix on the verb Ramirez 1994 Kelsey Neely
Ninam yes 3rd person reduced forms are sometimes used as number Goodwin-Gomez: 48-51 Kelsey Neely
Sanumá no info Kelsey Neely
Surui no Van der Meer (?):9 Daniel Smith
Karitiana no Everett 2006:343-57 Daniel Valle
Nheengatu no Cruz 2011 Daniel Smith
Paraguayan Guaraní no Ayala 1996:28-9, 46-7 Daniel Valle
Aché no info Daniel Valle
Kokama no Vallejos 2010 Daniel Smith
Nyangumarta no done 0
Jingulu no done 0
Wambaya no done 0
Bunuba yes done 1
Walmajarri yes Done-Claire 1
Nyulnyul no done? 0
Warrwa no done 0
Worrorra no 30, 84 done 0
Garrwa n/a done 0
Gooniyandi yes done 1
Warlpiri no done 0
Bardi yes done-Claire 1
Yugambeh Y?
Yorta Yorta no 83 done 0
Yir Yoront Done-Dan
Yindjibarndi n/a done-Dan 0
Yidiny N/A done-Catherine 0
Yanyuwa no Done-Austin 0
Yandruwandha n/a Done-Dan 0
Yan-nhangu not yet
Yalarnnga n/a 36-50 Done-Dan 0
Woiwurrung no 74 done-Amalia 0
Wirangu N/A done 0
Wemba-Wemba no H 41 done-Amalia 0
Warumungu No 27 done-Amalia 0
Wangkumara no info done X
Uradhi N/A 352 Y 0
Paakantyi no 128 Y-Hannah 0
Pitta-Pitta No 201 Done-Amalia 0
Pintupi no done-Hannah 0
Nyungar no info done x
Nhanta no Done-Hannah 0
Ngiyambaa n/a Done-Emily 0
Ngayawang No 10 done-Amalia 0
Muruwari no Done-Dan 0
Mpakwithi
Mayi-Yapi No 55-60 done 0
Martuthunira n/a done 0
Marrgany yes 319 Done-Amalia 1
Kuuk Thaayorre No 215 Done-Amalia 0
Kuku Yalanji n/a Done-Jessica 0
Kugu-Nganhcara No 399-407 done-Amalia 0
Kaurna No 16 done-Amalia 0
Kalkatungu no? Done-Dan 0
Jaru no 68-71 Done-Amalia 0
Guugu-Yimidhirr N/A Done-Amalia 0
Gureng Gureng no info Done-Amalia x
Gupapuyngu
Gumbaynggirr no 291 done-Amalia 0
Gugu-Badhun n/a done-Jessica 0
Yuwaalaraay No 51 0
Dyirbal N/A done-Amalia 0
Duungidjawu n/a done 0
Djinang No 129 Done-Amalia 0
Djabugay done
Diyari no done-Hannah 0
Dharuk
Dharawal no info done-Hannah w Dhurga) x
Darkinyung no 32 done 0
Bularnu n/a Done-Austin 0
Biri n/a done-Jessica 0
Bidjara-Gungabula n/a done-Jessica 0
Batyala no info Done-Amalia x
Arabana n/a Done-Dan 0
Alyawarr n/a done 0
Nyikina yes done-Claire 1
Yawuru Y-Claire
Ngarinyin
Yulparija No 30 Done-Amalia 0
Wathawurrung no 82 done 0
Mathi-Mathi no done-Amalia 0
Hunter River and Lake Macquarie no 45 done-Amalia 0
Thanggati no 42-3 done 0
Katthang n/a done-Amalia 0
Panyjima n/a 169 done 0
Ngarinyeri No 23 done-Amalia 0
Kurrama n/a done-Dan 0
Yingkarta N/A Done-Claire 0
Githabul No 15 Done-Amalia 0
Gunya No 324 Done-Amalia 0
Kunjen No 92 Done- 0
WesternTorres n/a done 0
Wakaya no 153 done 0
Yindjilindji n/a done 0
Bandjalang N/A Done-Amalia 0
Ngaatjatjara No 55 done 0
Arrernte Yes 186 1
Kokatha No 3 0
Karajarri No 227 Done-Amalia 0
Pitjantjatjara No Y 22 0
Ritharrngu No 44 Done-Amalia 0
Warrgamay No 45 Done-Amalia 0
Warluwarra n/a Done-Amalia 0
Warnman No 33 Done-Amalia 0
Djapu n/a 0
Bilinarra n/a done 0
Wiradjuri no info done x
Aghu-Tharnggala No 67 Y2 0
Narungga No 74 done 0
Tharrkari Yes 23 1
Wajarri Yes 104 1
Warungu n/a 0
Adnyamathanha Y2
Yagua no info no examples of number on verbs, so unlikely Payne and Payne 1990 Daniel Smith
Baniwa no Ramirez 2001 Patience Epps