| To find the proper
classifier to be used with any given noun which may be counted individually. Only
those classifiers which need special comment are mentioned here.
'pair, couple' and is used as the classifier for things occurring in pairs, e.g.,
rɔɔŋtháaw 'shoes,' as in
|rɔɔŋtháaw sɔ̆ɔŋ khuˆu
||'two pairs of shoes'
|rɔɔŋtháaw khuˆu năy
||'which pair of shoes?'
Although the most common use of this classifier
is its use with nouns referring to animals (as you learned in Unit 2), it also has some
other kinds of uses. One of these is its use with the noun sʉˆa