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word analysis: s (nominalizing prefix) + daʔ

  1. name
    • gʷat kʷi adsdaʔ.
    What (literally: Who) is your name?
    • hədli tə dsdaʔ.
    My name is Henry.
    • gʷat kʷi sdaʔ ʔə tsiʔiɫ sɫadəyʔ.
    What (literally: Who) is that woman's name?
    • mali tsi sdaʔs.
    Her name is Mary.

usage notes: Some people use the determiner tsi for sdas when referring to the name of a woman, but ti is more common. A small number of women use the determiner tsə for their own names; most use .

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