Translation:Hello, maternal grandpa.
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Yá'át'ééh, I was wondering if "maternal" is part of "shicheii." Or if "Hello, grandpa" should be a correct option. I know " shi" means "I" or "me" and that adding shi as part of a word makes it "my." I was not sure if something similar was happening with maternal, and I am hesitant to report this if I might be wrong.
I think it should be accepted, but it's good to know the "maternal."
There isn't a part of the word meaning "maternal," but there are entirely different words for paternal grandparents and maternal grandparents, so it's good to know which is which.
You would say "shicheii" to your mother's father, but never to your father's father.
Swedish is a language which divides relatives by which side they are on . Morfar = mom's pa, Farfar = father's father; Farmor = Father's (or pa's) mother (mom), etc. Aunts and uncles are likewise mom's sis, pa's sis, pa's bro, etc (moster, faster, farbror) all somewhat the 'worse' for generational wearing down.