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mą̀kupòpóna

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Taos

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˌmæ̃̄kuˌpɑ̄ˈpɑ̄næ/

Etymology

From mą̀ku- (related by marriage) + -pópo- (“elder brother”) + -na

Noun

mą̀kupòpóna I.1

  1. wife's elder brother (elder brother-in-law related to wife), younger sister's husband (brother-in-law from younger sister's marriage)

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Usage notes

Does not have vocative form.

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