Family Terms 3

Wyandot Family Terms #3

ahšutaˀ My grandparent(can be used with both mother’s and father’s parents)

ahšut My grandchild(can be used with both your sons’ and your daughters’ children)

The verb root is -ahšutaˀ- ‘to be grandparent to.’

ažaraˀseh My cousin(we two are cousins)

The verb root is -araˀse- ‘to be cousins’.

This term would traditionally be used to address your mother’s brothers’ children, your father’s sisters’ children, and generally people of your generation that were not of your clan.

This entry was posted in Tribal News. Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.