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djakerr

Etymology

ordinary kin term for 'younger brother'

Definitions

#1

na-djakerr I am you FZ (you are my BC), my BS, your younger brother.

#2

na-djakerr you are my BIL, my makkah ‘FMB’, your younger brother

#3

na-djakerr you are my BIL, my makkah ‘FMB’, your mawah.

#4

na-djakerr you are my child (female propositus), my son, your younger brother.

#5

na-djakerr you are my mamamh ‘MF(Z)’, my mamamh, your younger brother.

#6

na-djakerr you are my mawah ‘SC’, my mawah ‘SC’, your younger brother. Reciprocal term = djakerr

#7

na-djakerr you are my na-kurrng ‘FZDS/MMBS’, my na-kurrng ‘MMBS/FZDS’, your younger brother.

#8

na-djakerr you are my na-kurrng ‘MMBS’, my younger brother, your na-kurrng ‘MMBS’.

I suspect there is a mistake here and the correct term is “djakerr” and not “na-djakerr”. This will need checking.

#9

na-djakerr you are my son, my son, your younger brother.

#10

na-djakerr you are my ZS (male propositus), my ZS, your younger brother. Reciprocal term = na-yawngu