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EtymologyEdit

From ká- (“mother”) + -’ȕ (“little one”)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ká’ȕ vocative

  1. (diminutive) mommy (used by children to mother)
  2. (diminutive) wifey (used by husband to wife)
  3. (diminutive) relatively older woman (by younger speaker to show friendly respect but less common in this sense than łá’ȕ)

Usage notesEdit

  • has much the same meaning and usage as ká’ȕ except that is used at a very young age.

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