"Older sister and older brother"

Translation:Ádí dóó ánaaí

December 30, 2018

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ConorHoughton

Do brother and sister not have a required prefix? Which relatives do and don't have a required possessive prefix?

December 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RobertGay7

The a- indicates that these are generic siblings. You can instead have shínaaí, binaaí, etc. Duo should really have introduced the person prefixes in a coherent manner, it makes a lot of the language much easier

January 8, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SariahLily

They all have required possessive prefixes. The a- versions are rare (but can be applied to all family members). I wish they would teach them all with shi-, ni-, bi-.

July 9, 2019
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