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ninaan nad

my calf

There is no simple independent word for calf (of the leg). A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=naan-/ calf (of the leg) to make a full word:
  • ninaan my calf (1s-3s)
  • ginaan your calf (2s-3s)
  • onaanan h/ calf/calves (3s-3')
Some basic forms of ninaan my calf are:

ninaan sg; ninaanag pl; Stem: /ninaan-/