Ok but like. Think about it. Normally, you’d learn your native language mostly through immersion from your parents. You pick up their mannerisms, parts of their personality, their accents, vernacular, how they use the language. So that means every singer you listen to in your target language, every youtuber you watch, every celebrity whose interviews you obsess over. Well, they’re basically ur fam.
Your pick for Kamilah looks about what I imagined while reading your story! Btw if you don't mind a question (that you probably answered somewhere but) how did you come up with her first and last name? Like why Shadid specifically if u have a reason