ʔa:mi-de:

my older sister

In Northern Pomo, the words for family members cannot stand alone: one must say 'my mother' or 'your mother,' or 'her mother,' etc. In addition, with siblings, one must specify either 'older' or 'younger'

CO
(hey) older sister! (vocative)
deʔday
noun
older sister! (calling out)
ES
my younger sister
ʔa:mi-t'iy
noun
my younger sister; see also: my younger brother
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my younger brother
ʔa:mi-t'iy
noun
my younger brother; see also: my younger sister
ES
AL
my older brother
ʔa:mi-kih
noun
my older brother
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