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nindiniigan nid es

my shoulder blade (scapula)

See also: indiniigan nid

There is no simple independent word for shoulder blade or scapula. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=diniigan-/ shoulder blade to make a full word: 
  • nindiniigan, indiniigan my shoulder blade (1s-0s)
  • gidiniigan your shoulder blade (2s-0s)
  • odiniigan h/ shoulder blade (3s-0s)
Some basic forms of: nindiniigan my shoulder blade are: 

nindiniigan ; nindiniiganan pl; Stem: /=diniigan-/

nindiniigan es

nindiniiganan pl es