The verb for the life-bonding of two people is ju’idukuYiE>wto marry. This is intended to be eternal, but can be broken if requested by either partner. It is not an exclusive arrangement, and one can be involved in concurrent marriages.
A bonded person is called a siluSWspouse when using possessive pronouns, and xallix;Lmarried person otherwise.
The words kitisuKTzfather and julligaY;Lgmother usually refer to biological parents, but can be applied to the main guardians if the biological parents are not around. These are used without possessives other than -qaqgengenitive, the inalienable genitive marker. The following table shows the possessive forms: