Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Week

 

MCC's Native American Club Advisor Seth Sutton shares his Native American heritage through an introduction to Anishinaabeg, the language group shared by the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi peoples. Throughout the month of November, Sutton will share Anishinaabeg words, their pronunciation and meaning. 

Week 2: mazinaabikiwebinigan//computer

Week 1: niigan-zid//leader

 

MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word Archive

 

Enjoy more Anishinaabemowin words MCC Instructor Seth Thomas Sutton has shared in past years.

Introduction

Watch the NAHM 2018 Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Kickoff video to hear MCC Digital Arts Instructor Seth Sutton speak the Anishinaabeg language and learn more about Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day.

Word-of-the-day (Nov. 1, 2018)

collegegabe-gikendaasoowigamig sg, gabe-gikendaasoowigamigoon pl, gabe-gikendaasoowigamigong loc

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 1, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

WORD-OF-THE-DAY (NOV. 2, 2018)

tree 

mitig sg;mitigoog pl, mitigoons dim, mitigokaa (an abundance of), mitogong loc

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 2, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 5, 2018)

hi (informal), hello (formal), later, see, relatives/kinsman

aaniin, boozhoo, baamaapii, waabam, inawemaagan

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 5, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (nov. 6, 2018)fall, autumn

dagwaagin

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 6, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (nov. 7, 2018)

The Writing Center

gway-akobii’igong 

(the place where s/he writes correctly)

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 7, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 8)

Library

agindaasoowigamig

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 8, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (nov. 9)

book, books

mazina’igan, mazina’iganan

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 9, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 12)veteran

ogichidaa sgogichidaag pl

(a headsman, warrior)

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 12, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 13)November

Gashkadino-giizis

(freezing over moon)

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 13, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 14)Whitetail deer

waawaashkeshi sg, waawaashkeshiwag pl

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 14, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 15)hunter

Giiwosewinini sg, giiwosewininiwag pl; giiwose (hunt), inini (man/person), ikwe (woman)

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 15, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 16)meat

wiiyaas

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 16, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 19)outside, outdoors

agwajiing

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word-of-the-day (Nov. 20)large, overabundance

chi

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word-of-the-day (Nov. 21)large, overabundance

chi

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 21, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 22)thanks

miigwech

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 22, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 23)spoon

emikwaan

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 23, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 27)I make/fashion [snow] into a ball using my hands.

N'bikwaakwadwaagonagin

Watch the MCC's Anishinaabemowin Word-of-the-Day Nov. 27, 2018 video at MontcalmCC.

word-of-the-day (Nov. 28)bread

bakwezhigan

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word-of-the-day (Nov. 29)be careful (to walk/live with intent; minfulness; pay attentionto one's surroundings)

ayaangwaamizin

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