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nookomis nad es
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my grandmother

Note:
There is no simple independent word for grandmother. A personal prefix or a suffix goes with the dependent noun stem /=ookomis-/ grandmother to make a full word:
  • nookomis my grandmother (1s-3s)
  • gookomis your grandmother (2s-3s)
  • ookomisan h/ grandmother
    • [MN] ookomisan h/ grandmother/grandmothers (3s-3')
    • [BL] ookomisan h/ grandmother (3s-3's)
    • [BL] ookomisa’ h/ grandmothers (3s-3'p)
Some basic forms of nookomis my grandmother are:



nookomis sg; nookomisag pl; nookomisiban pret; Stem: /=ookomis-/

nookomis sg gh
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nj
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nookomisag pl gh
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es
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nj
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