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Powhatan/Lesson 1

Family Titles (roman)

Family Member My Your His / Hers Someone’s
Father Nosh Kosh O’Sha Mosh
Mother Nek Kek O’Ka Mek
Son NuhKwiSuhs KuhKwiSuhs Ah’KwiSuhs MuhKwiSuhs
Daughter NuhNuhTaNuhs KuhNuhTaNuhs Ah’NuhTaNuhs MuhNuhTaNuhs
Brother (older) NiSHauns KiSHauns Ah’SHauns MiSHauns
Brother (younger) NuhMat KuhMat O’Mat MuhMat
Sister (older) NuhMis KuhMis O’Mis MuhMis
Sister (younger) NuhSiMuhs KuhSiMuhs Ah’SiMuhs MuhSiMuhs
Husband Ni’O’Hwa Ki’O’Hwa Wi’O’Hwa Mi’O’Hwa
Wife NiWa KiWa WiWa MiWa
Uncle (paternal) NoSHaWas KoSHaWas Ah’SHaWas MoSHaWas
Uncle (maternal) NuhSHis KuhSHis Ah’SHis MuhSHis
Aunt (paternal) NuhMiDiTauk KuhMiDiTauk Ah’MiDiTauk MuhMiDiTauk
Aunt (maternal) NuhKuhKush KuhKuhKush Ah’KuhKush MuhKuhKush
Cousin (male) NuhTanKwus KuhTanKwus Ah’TanKwus MuhTanKwus
Cousin (female) NuhTanKwuhSosKwo KuhTanKwuhSosKwo Ah’TanKwuhSosKwo MuhTanKwuhSosKwo
Friend (inside) WiNGaPo WiNGaPo WiNGaPo WiNGaPo
Friend (outside) NiTaup KiTaup O’Taup MiTaup

Family Titles (script)

Family Member My Your His / Hers Someone’s
Father ᓄᔥ ᑯᔥ ᐅᔕ ᒧᔥ
Mother ᓀᒃ ᑫᒃ ᐅᑲ ᒣᒃ
Son ᓀᐦᑭᐧᓭᐦᔅ ᑫᐦᑭᐧᓭᐦᔅ ᐊᐦᑭᐧᓭᐦᔅ ᒣᐦᑭᐧᓭᐦᔅ
Daughter ᓀᐦᓀᐦᑕᓀᐦᔅ ᑫᐦᓀᐦᑕᓀᐦᔅ ᐊᐦᓀᐦᑕᓀᐦᔅ ᒣᐦᓀᐦᑕᓀᐦᔅ
Brother (older) ᓂᔕᐠᐦᓐᔅ ᑭᔕᐠᐦᓐᔅ ᐊᐦᔕᐠᐦᓐᔅ ᒥᔕᐠᐦᓐᔅ
Brother (younger) ᓀᐦᒪᑦ ᑫᐦᒪᑦ ᐅᒪᑦ ᒣᐦᒪᑦ
Sister (older) ᓀᐦᒥᔅ ᑫᐦᒥᔅ ᐅᒥᔅ ᒣᐦᒥᔅ
Sister (younger) ᓀᐦᓯᒣᐦᔅ ᑫᐦᓯᒣᐦᔅ ᐊᐦᓯᒣᐦᔅ ᒣᐦᓯᒣᐦᔅ
Husband ᓂᐅᕹᐧ ᑭᐅᕹᐧ ᐏᐅᕹᐧ ᒥᐅᕹᐧ
Wife ᓂᐍ ᑭᐍ ᐏᐍ ᒥᐍ
Uncle (paternal) ᓄᔕᐍᔅ ᑯᔕᐍᔅ ᐊᐦᔕᐍᔅ ᒧᔕᐍᔅ
Uncle (maternal) ᓀᐦᔑᔅ ᑫᐦᔑᔅ ᐊᐦᔑᔅ ᒣᐦᔑᔅ
Aunt (paternal) ᓀᐦᒥᘩᑕᐠᐦᒃ ᑫᐦᒥᘩᑕᐠᐦᒃ ᐊᐦᒥᘩᑕᐠᐦᒃ ᒣᐦᒥᘩᑕᐠᐦᒃ
Aunt (maternal) ᓀᐦᑫᐦᑯᐦᔥ ᑫᐦᑫᐦᑯᐦᔥ ᐊᐦᑫᐦᑯᐦᔥ ᒣᐦᑫᐦᑯᐦᔥ
Cousin (male) ᓀᐦᑕᓐᑯᐧᐦᔅ ᑫᐦᑕᓐᑯᐧᐦᔅ ᐊᐦᑕᓐᑯᐧᐦᔅ ᒣᐦᑕᓐᑯᐧᐦᔅ
Cousin (female) ᓀᐦᑕᓐᑫᐧᐦᓱᖙᐧ ᑫᐦᑕᓐᑫᐧᐦᓱᖙᐧ ᐊᐦᑕᓐᑫᐧᐦᓱᖙᐧ ᒣᐦᑕᓐᑫᐧᐦᓱᖙᐧ
Friend (inside) ᐏᘜᐳ ᐏᘜᐳ ᐏᘜᐳ ᐏᘜᐳ
Friend (outside) ᓂᑕᐠᐦᑉ ᑭᑕᐠᐦᑉ ᐅᑕᐠᐦᑉ ᒥᑕᐠᐦᑉ

Other Titles (roman)

English Powhatan Script
Bachelor MaTaWoWi ᒪᑕᐓᐏ
Beggar KuhTaSaMai ᑫᐦᑕᓴᒪᑊ
Chief (district) male WeRo’Ans ᐍᘐᐊᓐᔅ
Chief (district) female WeRo’AnSKWa ᐍᘐᐊᓐᖚᐧ
Chief (paramount) MaMaNaToWik ᒪᒪᓇᑐᐏᒃ
Cuckold WePenTer ᐍᐯᓐᑌᖖ
Elder (w/ rank or position) SaKirs ᓴᑭᖖᔅ
Elder w/o rank or position) NuSa’Anzh ᓄᐦᓴᐊᓐᒾ
Councilor KeRoNoCho’Es ᑫᘐᓄᒍᐁᔅ