A sister? “miliabuk!”

Danylo to his mother: “When the little boy who is in your stomach comes out, I will teach him how to play grown up games.”

His plan was informed by a storybook in which an older sibling teaches games to a younger sibling.

Danlo’s mother replied: “And what if it’s a girl? Will you teach games if it’s a girl?”

“no”

“why not?”

“Miliabuk”

(As far as I can tell, Miliabuk is a made up word which Danylo uses when he doesn’t know what else to say.)

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Danylo gently played this head bumping game with his pregnant mother’s stomach — “baran, baran, baran, tuts'”