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onashkid nid gh

its tail (of a bird)

There is no simple independent word for tail (of a bird). A personal prefix goes with the dependent noun stem /=nashkidy-/ tail (of a bird) to make a full word:
  • onashkid its tail (3s-0s)
The following might occur when birds speak (as in stories) or are spoken to:
  • ninashkid my tail (1s-0s)
  • ginashkid your tail (2s-0s)
Some basic forms of onashkid its tail are:

onashkid sg; onashkidiing loc; Stem: /=nashkidy-/

onashkid sg gh

onashkidiing loc gh