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odoodeman nad es

h/ clan

There is no simple independent word for clan, totem. A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=doodem-/ clan to make a full word:
  • nindoodem, indooden, ndoodem my clan (1s-3s)
  • gidoodem your clan (2s-3s)
  • odoodeman h/ clan
    • [MN] odoodeman h/ clan (3s-3')
    • [BL] odoodeman h/ clan (3s-3's)
Some basic forms of odoodeman h/ clan are:

odoodeman obv; odoodeman obv sg; Stem: /=doodem-/

odoodeman obv es

odoodeman obv sg nj