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=ningwanis- nad

STEM FOR: nephew (cross-nephew: male's sister's son or female's brother's son)

A sibling's son is called nephew in English but in Anishinaabemowin there are two different terms depending on the relative gender of the siblings. If their gender is different, then the son is a cross-nephew, a male's sister's son or a female's brother's son. There is no simple independent word for this relative. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=ningwanis-/ nephew (cross-nephew) to make a full word:
  • niningwanis my nephew (cross-nephew) (1s-3s)
  • giningwanis your nephew (cross-nephew) (2s-3s)
  • oningwanisan h/ nephew (cross-nephew)
    • [MN] oningwanisan h/ nephew (cross-nephew) / nephews (cross-nephews) (3s-3')
    • [BL] oningwanisan h/ nephew (cross-nephew) (3s-3's)
    • [BL] oningwanisa’ h/ nephews (cross-nephews) (3s-3'p)

niningwanis 1s - 3s pos; giningwanis 2s - 3s; oningwanisan 3s - 3'; =ningwanisag ; Stem: /=ningwanis-/

niningwanis1s - 3s pos es