Bininj Kunwok
Triangular Kinship Terms

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Word Stem

doydoyh

Etymology

ordinary term for FFM/B, MMM/B (spouse bestower)

Definitions

#1

doydoyh I am your father, my makkah ‘FM(B)’ or mamamh ‘MF(Z)’, your doydoyh ‘FFM(B), MMM(B)’.

#2

doydoyh I am your father, my makkah ‘FM(B)’ or mamamh ‘MF(Z)’, your doydoyh ‘FFM(B), MMM(B)’.

#3

doydoyh you are my child (female ego), my kakkak ‘MM(B)’, your doydoyh ‘MMM(B)’.

#4

doydoyh you are my father, my doydoyh ‘FFM(B), MMM(B)’, your makkah ‘FM(B)’ or mamamh ‘MF(Z)’

#5

doydoyh— you are my father, my doydoyh ‘FFM(B), MMM(B)’, your makkah ‘FM(B)’ or mamamh ‘MF(Z)’

#6

doydoyh— you are my kangkinj ‘ZC’, my kakkak ‘MM(B)’, your FFM(B), MMM(B).

#7

doydoyh you are my kangkinj ‘ZC’, my MF, your MMF (djongok/na-kurrng).

It is not clear what kind of centricity we have here. Again there seems to be a conflating of a matrilineal great grandfather (MMF) with doydoyh (FFM(B) & MMM(B)). If this is the case, then this is tucentric usage.

#8

doydoyh— you are my MB, my FFM(B), MMM(B), your kakkak ‘MM(B)’. Reciprocal term = doydoyh

#9

doydoyh— you are my mother, my doydoyh ‘FFM(B), MMM(B)’, your kakkak ‘MM(B)’.

#10

doydoyh— you are my skewed F (nganemodjarrkdorrinj FZS>F), my doydoyh ‘FFM(B), MMM(B)’, your na-kurrng/ngal-kurrng ‘FMM, MMF’.

Not clear how the reciprocal could be mawah; whose mawah?

#11

doydoyh— you are my skewed F (nganemodjarrkdorrinj FZS>F), my doydoyh ‘FFM(B), MMM(B)’, your na-kurrng/ngal-kurrng ‘FMM, MMF’.

Not clear how the reciprocal could be mawah; whose mawah?

#12

doydoyh— you are my wife, my doydoyh (FFM(B), MMM(B)), your na-kurrng. Reciprocal term = djongok. Alternative terms S>na-ngarrkkang/A>na-rroyngu.

#13

doydoyh— you are my eB (male propositus), our doydoyh 'FFM(B), MMM(B)'.

#14

doydoyh— you are my yB (male propositus), our doydoyh 'FFM(B), MMM(B)'. Reciprocal of sub-entry 11.