Lesson 15:  Family Terms


The following are some common phrases for Family Terms.
English Northern Sierra Miwәk
father Әpә
mother әṭa
brother (older)
Taachi
brother (younger)
Chalitti
sister (older) Teṭe
sister (younger) Kolliti
Grandmother (father’s mother) Ama
Grandmother (mother’s mother) ene
grandfather Paapa
mother’s older sister Toomu
mother’s younger sister Anisu
mother’s brother Kaaka
Son Angsi
daughter Tune
grandchild Ache
nephew upsa
Father-in-law or mother-in-law hewasu
Step father Hay i
Sister-in-law kolina
Brother-in-law wokli
Daughter-in-law Lup’ upa
Son-in-law malissa
Step daughter tunepu