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Winula

Winula (pronounced wee-NOO-lah) is a Lakota Sioux kinship term for the first-born daughter. Many Lakota people no longer use this term, instead using the word winunna (or winonna), which is a borrowing from the neighboring and closely related Yankton and Dakota Sioux tribes.

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