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gidaangoshenh nad es

your (if you are female) cross-cousin: (a female cross-cousin: your mother's brother's daughter, your father's sister's daughter)

There is no simple independent word for this kind of cousin, a kind of cross-cousin (a female’s mother’s brother’s daughter or father’s sister’s daughter). A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=daangosheny-/ female’s female cross-cousin to make a full word:
  • nindaangoshenh, indaangoshenh, ndaangoshenh my cross-cousin (1s-3s)
  • gidaangoshenh your cross-cousin< (2s-3s)
  • odaangoshenyan her cross-cousin<
    • [MN] odaangoshenyan her cross-cousin (3s-3')
    • [BL] odaangoshenyan her cross-cousin< (3s-3's)
    • [BL] odaangoshenya’ her cross-cousin< (3s-3'p)
Some basic forms of gidaangoshenh your cross-cousin< are:

gidaangoshenh sg; gidaangoshenyag pl; Stem: /=daangosheny-/

gidaangoshenh sg gh