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OkinawanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Ryukyuan *soza, *seza, from Proto-Japonic *sosa. Cognate with Kunigami しじゃー (shijā) and Yaeyama しじゃ (shija).

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NounEdit

しーじゃ (romaji shīja)

  1. older sibling
    1. older brother
      Hypernyms: うふあふぃー (ufu afī), うふっちー (ufutchī), やっちー (yatchī), やっちーぐゎー (yatchīgwā)
      Synonyms: しーじゃゐきー (shīja wikī), 男しーじゃ (ゐきがしーじゃ, wikiga shīja)
    2. older sister
      Hypernyms: うふんみー (ufunmī), しーじゃをぅない (shīja wunai)
      Synonyms: うふあばー (ufu abā), 女子しーじゃ (ゐなぐしーじゃ, winagu shīja)
  2. senior
    Synonym: とぅししーじゃ (tushi shīja)

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