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ingwizis nad


my son

See also: ningwizis nad [BL] ; ingozis nad ; ningozis nad

There is no simple independent word for son. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=gwizis-/ son to make a full word: 
  • ningwizis, ingwizis, ngwizis my son (1s-3s)
  • gigwizis your son (2s-3s)
  • ogwizisan h/ son
  • [MN] ogwizisan h/ son/sons (3s-3')
  • [BL] ogwizisan h/ son (3s-3's)
  • [BL] ogwizisa’ h/ sons (3s-3'p) 
Some basic forms of ingwizis my son are: 

ingwizis sg; ingwizisag pl; ingwizisens dim; Stem: /=gwizis-/