Two Generation in-laws

Parents- and Children-in law

 

Have as Son-in-Law: -nęma- 

 

henęmąˀ               I have him as son-in-law.  He is my son-in-law.

[heh-nen-man-an]

he-                   1st person singular agent + masculine singular patient – I – him

-nęmą-             verb root – have as son-in-law

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

hayęnęmąˀ           He has me as son-in-law. He is my father-in-law.

[hah-yen-nen-man-an]

hayę-               masculine singular agent + 1st person singular patient – he – me

-nęmą-             verb root – have as son-in-law

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

ahunęmąhsta         He caused him to become his son-in-law.

[ah-hoo-nen-manh-stah]

            a-                     factual 

            -hu-                  masculine singular agent + masculine singular patient – he – him

-nęma-             verb root – have as son-in-law

-hst-                 causative-instrumental root suffix

-a                     punctual aspect

 

Have as Daughter-in-Law: -skwa-

hayeskwaˀ             He has me as daughter-in-law; my father-in-law.

[hah-yeh-skwah-ah]

haye-               masculine singular agent + 1st person singular patient – he -me

-skwa-             verb root – have as daughter-in-law

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

ayeskwaˀ              She has me as daughter-in-law; my mother-in-law.

[ah-yeh-skwah-ah]

aye-                 feminine-zoic singular agent + 1st person singular patient – she – me

-skwa-             verb root – have as daughter-in-law

-ˀ                      stative aspect

 

kyateskwaˀ           We two are parent and daughter-in-law.

[kyah-teh-skwah-ah]

ky-                   1st person inclusive dual agent – we two

-ate-                 semi-reflexive

-skwa-             verb root – have as daughter-in-law

-ˀ                      stative aspect

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