Exercise 1.

  There are five groups of words below and in each group all the words except one have the same classifier. What is the classifier for the majority of the group? What is the classifier for the odd member?

Group 1.

a. kaaŋkeeŋ
b. ka
̂wʔîi
c. s
ʉ̂afǒn
d. mu
̌u
e. tha
̀nǒn
f.  to
́ʔ
g. s
ʉ̂achə́ət
h. ka
̀y
i.   kaa
ŋkeeŋchánnay

Group 2.

a. phûuyǐŋ
b. khonsa
́kphâa
c. naa
ŋpháyaabaan
d. ra
́antàtsʉ̂a
e. cha
̂aŋtàtphǒm
f. chaawnaa
g. ph
ɛ̂ɛt
h. de
̀k
i. n
ɔ́ɔŋ

Group 3.

a. chaam
b. mu
̀ak
c. h
ɔ̂ŋnáam
d. so
̂m
e. thu
̂ay
f. kha
̀y
g. caan
h. klu
̂ay
i. ma
́mûaŋ

Group 4.

a. prɛɛŋ
b. na
̌ŋsʉ̌ʉ
c. mi
̂itkoon
d. wi
̌i

Group 5.

a. sɔ̂ɔm
b. sa
̀bùu
c. ro
́traaŋ
d. ro
́tyon
e. ro
̂m
f. ch
ɔ́ɔn