kʰe jaʔ

my family


kʰe jaʔ literally means 'my person' or 'my people.'

In Northern Pomo, the word for 'family' cannot stand alone: you must say something like 'my family,' 'his family', 'our family,' 'her family,' etc.

EC
yaʔ jaʔ
yaʔjaʔ
ourpeople
our people
EC
people
jaʔ
noun
people
Example phrases (phrasicon)
EC
jaʔ yemay
jaʔyem-ay
peopleoldplural
old people
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