Q. amya, n. “mummy, (orig.) my mother”

An (affectionate) form used by a child to address his or her mother, also appearing as emye. It is a reduction of the possessive form: amilinya “my mother”. See amil(lë) “mother” for a discussion of the am-/em- variation.

References ✧ PE17/170.3904; VT47/10.2906; VT47/26.0403; VT47/26.1904; VT47/26.2702; VT47/27.2010; VT47/32.3409; VT48/06.0708; VT48/19.0909

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amil(lë) “mother”
-nya “my”
AM¹ “mother” ✧ VT48/19.0806 (am/em)