itibapishili

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Choctaw[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From itibapishi (sibling, friend, one who was nursed together with (someone)) +‎ -li (first person singular), from iti (each other) + iba (with) + pishi (suckle). Compare Creek eta (the same; oneself; in compounds: joined, two, each other), pese, epese ((her) breast).

Noun[edit]

itibapishili

  1. my sibling (or friend) (literally "we suckled together")
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