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
oosan h/ father are:
oosan obv; oosan obv sg; oosa' obv pl; Stem: /=oos-/
Don ogii'-wiiji-wanii'igemaan oosan gabe-biboon.
Don trapped with his dad all winter long.