Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 1.18.2016

“I Love/Treasure Him/Her”

           and

 “I Love/Treasure It”

 

Phrase One

Ninzaagitoon:   (I Love/Treasure….)

Pronunciations:

Nin-ZAAG-ih-TOON…

Linguistics:

Nin: First Person Prefix

Naagitoon: I Love It

Connections:

Add on an inanimate object after this phrase (in a singular form) to complete the sent..

Ex.   Ninzaagitoon ____________________.

 

Phrase Two

Ninzaagi’ :    “I Love/Treasure Him/Her.”

Pronunciations:

Nin-ZAAG-ih’

Linguistics:

Nin: First Person Prefix

Zaagi’ : Love Him/Her

Connections:

Place a singular form of an animate (person, sacred object, or what is classified as an animate being) in singular form to complete this sentence.

Example: Ninzaagi’ Tina