Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 1.7.2016

“There is Deep Snow”

                 and

“There is a Lot of Snow”

 

Phrase One

Ishpaagonagaa:   “There is Deep Snow.”

Pronunciations:

ish-PAA-go-NAA-GAA

Linguistics:

Ishp:  Higha
Aagongag:  Snow on the Ground
Aa:  Is in a State/Condition

 

Phrase Two

Goonikaa:   “There is a lot of snow.”

Pronunciations:

GOON-ih-KAAH

Linguistics:

Goon:  Snow
Kaa:  It is present, in abundance