Alienable vs. Inalienable Distinction in Nominals
SG marks a distinction between possession of something thought of as close to a person, and in a way inalienable. Examples of inalienable entities are body parts, relatives, and pets. Alienable objects on the other hand, include most all everyday objects.
Inalienable possession is marked my a possessive pronoun which precedes the possessee, and he pronoun differs depending on the onset of the following word.
Inalienable pronouns before a Consonant:
Inalienable pronouns before a Vowel:
Instead of using a possessive pronoun as above, SG uses a locative construction (with aig, 'at') to express ownership of an alienable object.
Definite Article + Possessee + aig + Possessor