Sunday, October 01, 2006

Uzbek family

Here's a second (or first, depending on reading order) bit of Uzbek vocabulary - family members:

Family
1. Mother – Ona – My mother is the owner of a ’57 Chevy. Ona.
2. Father – Ota – My mother is one parent and my father is the other. Ota.
3. Husband – Er – To err is to marry my husband, she thought. Er.
4. Wife – Khotin – My wife put a second coating on her nails. Khotin.
5. Boyfriend/young man – Yigit – Ye git to work, young man. Yigit.
6. Girlfriend/girl – Qiz – His girlfriend wanted to borrow his keys. Qiz.
7. Son – O’g’il – “Here son, your supper.” “Ugh, eel!” O’g’il.
8. Daughter/girl – Qiz – His daughter wanted to borrow his keys. Qiz.
9. Older brother – Aka – My older brother likes to talk alot. Aka.
10. Younger brother – Uka – My younger brother prefers his ukelele. Uka.
11. Older sister – Opa – My older sister hope-a to get married one day.
12. Younger sister – Singil – My younger sister wants to stay single. Singil.

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