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noos nad es

my father

See also: indede nad ; imbaabaa nad

There is no simple independent word for father. A personal prefix or a suffix goes with the dependent noun stem /=oos-/ father to make a full word:
  • noos my father (1s-3s)
  • goos your father (2s-3s)
  • oosan h/ father
    • [MN] oosan h/ father/fathers (3s-3')
    • [BL] oosan h/ father (3s-3's)
    • [BL] oosa’ h/ fathers (3s-3'p)
Some basic forms of noos my father are:

noos sg; Stem: /=oos-/