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YaeyamaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Ryukyuan *soza, *seza, from Proto-Japonic *sosa. Cognate with Okinawan しーじゃ (shīja) and Kunigami しじゃー (shijā).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

しじゃ (romaji shija)

  1. older brother
  2. older sister
  3. senior