Anishinaabemowin of the Day – 1.20.2016

“It is Cloudy”

        and

 “There Clouds Are Approaching”

 

Phrase One

Ningwaanakwad:    (It is Cloudy)

Pronunciations:

Ni-GWAAN-uh-GWUD

Linguistics:

Ningw: Cover

Aaanakw: Cloud

Ad: Condition/State

 

Phrase Two

Biidaanakwad:    “There clouds are approaching.”

Pronunciations:

Bee-DAAWN-uh-KWUD

Linguistics:

Biid:  This Way

Aaanakw:  Cloud

Ad:  Condition/State