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Word of the Month
September 2003

Nklamuksis
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N - ownership, in this case "my".

klamuksis - derived from the word "kelamuksi'k" which means "to watch over us" or "to look after us".

The word "Nklamuksis" not only represents the relationship but also indicates the duties and responsibilities of an uncle; therefore the uncle acts as one who is responsible for watching over his niece and/or nephew.

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