Independent pronouns are those that are not incorporated into a verb or noun. There are three of them, for first, second and third person respectively. They are used for emphasis.
ęˀndih I, me, we, us
ęˀndih trǫndiˀ yeyuwahnęh tižuh de sa I am larger than you.
I much I am large it is so the you
sa trǫndiˀ saˀndiyǫruwanę tižuh n ęˀndih You are wiser than me.
you much you are wise it is so the me
išehskęˀnyąˀ ndeˀ sa tižuh n ęˀndih You are smaller than me.
you are small the you it is so the I
tuh n ęˀndih inyǫmarihuˀtęˀ d anyǫmeh
there the we our customs are such who we (x) are humans
Our matters are such as human beings (i.e., Native Americans or Wyandotte).
ižuhtinęˀ n ęˀndih de yǫmeh
it was so the I who I am a human, Wyandotte
It was like that for I who am a human being, Wyandotte.
sa [sah] you (singular, dual and plural)
n ąˀhęndiˀ sa sarahskwaˀ de etiˀtrǫˀ
now go you leave! the where she resides
you two are spouses, your spouse
You, leave to where she resides, your spouse.
šǫˀmąndeˀ sa eˀšatahseht
at yourself you you will hide yourself
You will hide yourself.
ǫndae՚ that one, those (ones)
This is the third person particle pronoun, covering masculine, feminine and indefinite pronominal prefixes. It is very frequently used, often right after the definite article -(n)(d)e-. As with the other independent pronouns, it typically comes before the verb. It is usually shortened after a word ending with a vowel.
ne daeˀ ne kǫmątęhtiˀ
the those who they (m) made her fall, dropped her
They (m) are those who made her fall.
ǫndaeˀ nde yawinǫh
that one who she is a young woman
That one is a young woman.
nde tayuwanęh ndaeˀ hamęndižu de
the he is the elder that one he is great in voice the
huhkęnyeˀ ndaeˀ ǫndehšurunǫˀ
he is smaller, younger that one he dwells inside the earth.
The elder one is he who is great in voice, God. The younger one is the dweller inside the earth, the Devil.
ǫndaeˀ eyǫnǫnt de yandutaˀ
that one I will give you the hunting charm
That one I will give you, the hunting charm.