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goos nad es

your father

See also: gidede nad ; gibaabaa 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 
goos your father are: 

goos sg; Stem: /=oos-/