"I see your aunt!"

Translation:Jeve velme urnen!

December 28, 2018

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Why is aunt translated velme sometimes and namar others?


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Because High Valyrian has a different kinship system that has three words for "aunt". "Muna"/mother for your mother's sisters, "velma" for your father's older sister, and "namar" for his younger sister.

Also see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinship_terminology

English is uses an Eskimo type kinship system, HIgh Valyrian's system is Iroquois.

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