kandere

1. (in patrilineal areas, e.g. New Guinea mainland and Manus) any relative from the father’s side of the family

2. (in matrilineal areas, e.g. most of the New Guinea islands) any relative from the mother’s side of the family

  • Planti kandere bilong mi ol i kam long dispela singsing.
    A lot of my mother’s relatives came to this dance.

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