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nindengway nid


my face

There is no simple independent words for face. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=dengway-/ face to make a full word:
  • nindengway, nidengway, indengway my face (1s-0s)
  • gidengway your face (2s-0s)
  • odengway h/ face (3s-0s)
Some basic forms of nindengway my face are:

nindengway sg; nindengwaang loc; Stem: /=dengway-/